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Fire damages Crystal Tree Clubhouse Tuesday in Orland Park

Fire damages Crystal Tree Clubhouse Tuesday in Orland Park

On July 21, 2015 at 2200hrs The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a reported a fire just outside of the Crystal Tree Clubhouse at 10700 W. 153rd Street in Orland Park.

Upon arrival. heavy fire was observed on the east side of the structure extending up two floors and into the attic of the building. The Battalion Chief upgraded the response to a box alarm due the extent of the fire and the size of the structure. 

The District received assistance from several area fire Departments.  Fire crews initiated an aggressive exterior attack establishing a master stream operation as well as several large diameter hose lines. 

Additional crews were sent in to conduct a primary search, evacuation, and secure the building.  Interior crews also searched for extension of fire into the structure and begin salvage operations to preserve the contents of the structure and minimize any damage from the fire attack.  The fire was under control within 30 minutes. 

The fire did extensive damage to the east side of the structure and roof, limited water damage, and smoke damage throughout the interior of the structure.  No civilian injuries were noted and the fire remains under investigation.

Fire at Crystal Tree in Orland Park July 21, 2015

Fire at Crystal Tree in Orland Park July 21, 2015