Yorkville bonfire gets out of control
By Steve Buyansky firstname.lastname@example.org June 9, 2012 12:30AM
Bristol-Kendall firefighters battle a large brush and mulch fire at K.S. Design Group, Inc. Landscaping Company on Legion Road in Yorkville on Friday night, June 8, 2012. | Steven Buyansky~Sun-Times Media
Updated: June 11, 2012 12:10PM
The Bristol-Kendall Fire Department and Kendall County Sheriff’s police responded to a large brush and mulch fire at 10009 Legion Road in Yorkville, Friday night about 10:40 p.m. According to a deputy on the scene, a large bon fire started in the backyard of the home, that is also the headquarters of K.S. Design Group, Inc., got out of control and spread to nearby mulch piles.
Nearby residents reported flames rising over 40 feet into the air. Firefighters quickly knocked down the large fire with water, and completely extingushed the smoldering embers and burning mulch with foam.
No one was injured, and there was no apparent damage to any structures.