Brush Fire Rages In South Barrington After Jumping From Mulch Pile At Landscaping Business – CBS Chicago
SOUTH BARRINGTON, IL (CBS) – Firefighters from several northwestern suburbs battled a persistent bush fire on Monday afternoon and night.
Flames blazed Monday night near Penny and Sutton Streets in South Barrington. Firefighters brought water tankers to put out the flames.
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We’re told that earlier in the day this came from a huge pile of mulch at a landscaping company near Penny Road and Route 59.
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The flames then jumped over the railroad tracks and also smoked South Barrington and the surrounding area.
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The strong winds on Monday evening didn’t help.