Crystal Lake chicken coop catches fire

CRYSTAL LAKE – An unused chicken coop caught fire Wednesday in Crystal Lake.

The Crystal Lake Fire Department responded to the fire at 4313 Sand Road around 1 p.m. No one was injured, and the fire was contained to the detached chicken coop.

The residents were not home at the time of the fire.

Around 1:15 p.m. the fire was under control, but firefighters were dealing with several hotspots that were flaring up, Crystal Lake Fire Chief Chris Olsen said.

The cause of the fire had not been determined by Wednesday afternoon.