Car crashes into townhouse, causes fire in Lake County
Police are talking to a person of interest in a car crash and feiry explosion in Lake County.
The car hit a a two-story townhouse in Lake County causing a 2-alarm fire. It happened at 5:20 a.m. Friday at 520 N. Patriot in far north suburban Hainesville, near Round Lake.
The car exploded into flames after hitting a gas meter, causing the townhouse to catch fire on North Patriot Drive.
WGN’s Nancy Loo tells us the man police are questioning was under a nearby car during the fire.
Residents of the townhouse were able to get out safely.