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A structure fire occurred May 27 at a home on LaJunta Court. The family was safely evacuated, and no one was hurt. Photo Submitted
James Sanchez, Editor
3:49 pm CDT June 4, 2018

A family and its dog were safely evacuated from their home following a May 27 structure fire at a residence on LaJunta Court in New Lenox, according to a press release from the New Lenox Fire Protection District.

Firefighters received word of flames going through the roof of the home while they were in route.

“The fire was quickly extinguished, minimizing the damage to the garage, with no extension into the home,” states NLFPD Battalion Chief Chris Ward in the press release.