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Fire leaves house uninhabitable in Palatine

No injuries were reported Sunday in a fire that left a northwest suburban house uninhabitable.

The fire started around 6:05 p.m. in the basement of a two-story house in the 1000 block of North Penny Lane in Palatine, according to a statement from Palatine Fire Department. The blaze was under control by 6:46 p.m.

No injuries were reported, but the house was left uninhabitable, fire officials said.

More than 20 firefighters fought the blaze, using four engines, two ladder trucks, one rescue squad and four ambulances.

The cause remains under investigation, authorities said.