Fire destoys barn near Mundelein

Updated 6/16/2020 11:22 PM

The cause of a fire Tuesday afternoon that left a barn near Mundelein unusable is under investigation.

The Countryside Fire Protection District responded about 3:20 p.m. to a report of a fire on the 27000 block of North Chevy Chase Road.


Horses in a nearby stable were moved to an open pasture for safety. There were no injuries.

Water was shuttled to the scene due to the length of the driveway and distance to a water source. The metal barn had been used to store hay and bedding for horses.

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