At 1:03 pm on Sunday March 14, 2021 the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to 3038 Pleasant Plains Dr. for a report of fire in an attached garage. Firefighters were on the scene by 1:06 pm and found a light smoke coming from the partially opened garage door. The fire was brought under control with seven minutes.
The structure was checked for any fire extension and structure cleared of smoke. The residence was returned to the occupants by 1:48 pm. The fire loss is estimated at approximately $1,000 to contents and $14,000 to a vehicle; the home is still habitable. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries during the incident. The St. Charles Fire Department was assisted at the scene by the Geneva, Batavia, Elburn and South Elgin Fire Departments. The cause of the fire is under investigation.