Fire Engulfs Abandoned Factory

Neighboring fire departments responded to help fight fire

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    Blaze destroys building in Algonquin, Illinois. (Published Monday, Oct 18, 2010)

    A fire burned in an abandoned factory in northwest suburban Algonquin early Monday morning.

    The blaze started at the Toastmaster plant located at 401 Washington Street around 4:45 a.m.

    Fire fighters from several departments arrived on scene to battle the massive fire. 

    The plant, which made shell casings and small appliances in the past, appears to be a total loss, the Chicago Tribune reports.

    There's no reports of injuries. The cause of the fire remains unknown.