Excerpts from the NWherald.com:

house fire in McHenry, IL

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A Wednesday morning fire left a McHenry home uninhabitable, according to a news release from McHenry Township Fire Protection District.

Firefighters responded about 6:15 a.m. to a house fire in the 3600 block of Grand Avenue, McHenry, and flames were coming from second floor windows when crews arrived.

The fire was confined to two rooms on the second floor, and other areas of the house sustained smoke, heat and water damage.

A jogger alerted the resident of the home that the house was on fire. No operational smoke detectors were found inside the residence. No one was injured in the fire, the cause of which is under investigation.