Excerpts from Fox32Chicago.com:

More than 100 firefighters worked overnight Wednesday to extinguish a fire at Bay Marine, a boat storage facility in Waukegan. About 8 p.m., firefighters responded to an automatic alarm that and found flames inside a boat storage facility, 3 E. Madison St.

The fire was upgraded a fourth alarm due the freezing temperatures and difficulties navigating through the facility, which stored about 70 large boats.

The fire was extinguished by 2:30 a.m. No injuries were reported and the cause wasn’t immediately known.

This from Larry Shapiro:

Waukegan deployed Engine 65,  a 2021 Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 ARFF from the Waukegan Airport to apply foam into the building.

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