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Photos: Fire at former Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles

Flames and heavy smoke engulf several buildings at the former Pheasant Run Resort property in St. Charles on May 21, 2022.

Several buildings on the former Pheasant Run resort property are engulfed in flames, after a massive fire broke out Saturday afternoon.

The resort, located on Route 64 in St. Charles, has been vacant since March of 2020, when the property failed to sell at an auction.

Onlookers watch as firefighters battle a blaze at the former Pheasant Run Resort on Saturday in St. Charles.
Smoke billows upward as firefighters battle a blaze at Pheasant Run Resort on Saturday in St. Charles.
Smoke billows from the former Pheasant Run Resort as firefighters battle a blaze on Saturday in St. Charles.
People gather to watch firefighters battle a blaze at Pheasant Run Resort on Saturday in St. Charles.
Area firefighters battle a blaze at Pheasant Run Resort Saturday May 21, 2022 in St. Charles.
Area firefighters battle a blaze at Pheasant Run Resort Saturday May 21, 2022 in St. Charles.
Area firefighters battle a blaze at Pheasant Run Resort Saturday May 21, 2022 in St. Charles.
Fire engines pour water onto a structure fire at the site of the former Pheasant Run near Route 64 during a fire Saturday in St. Charles.
Plumes of smoke hover above the scene of the fire on Saturday at the former Pheasant Run  in St. Charles.
First responders are on the scene of a structure fire at the former Pheasant Run on Saturday in St. Charles.
A building on the former Pheasant Run campus in St. Charles is on fire Saturday, May 21.