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No injuries, but $120,000 in damage to pole storage building in Sycamore fire

No one was injured in a pole storage building fire on Saturday in Sycamore.

Saturday afternoon, the Sycamore Fire Department responded to the 1900 block of Brickville Road for a report of a large barn on fire. The fire department found a 50-foot by 100-foot pole storage building fully involved, with the roof collapsed into the structure, according to a news release from the Sycamore Fire Department.

The fire was brought under control in about one hour, and did not extend to any other structures on the property.

Estimated damages for the barn are $120,000 and $10,000 for contents in the barn.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The fire went to the MABAS Box alarm level and assistance was received from several neighboring fire departments including DeKalb, Elburn, Cortland, Maple Park, Genoa, North Aurora, Somonauk, Malta, Hampshire, Burlington, Batavia, Hinckley, Marengo, Kaneville and Somonauk, according to the news release.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and ComEd responded to and assisted at the scene.  

There were no injuries to firefighters or residents.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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