Dozens evacuated in extra-alarm fire at Crystal Lake apartment building

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — Fire crews battled an extra-alarm fire at an apartment building in Crystal Lake early Wednesday morning.

The three-alarm fire broke out in a multi-family building on the 500 block of Devonshire Lane around 3 a.m.

Officials said the fire quickly spread the entire length of the building through the attic and roof area.

Dozens of residents were forced to evacuate. No injuries were reported.

Officials do not believe the fire is suspicious. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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