Category Archives: Apartment Building

Fire sprinkler system eliminates fire at apartment complex (Streamwood, IL)

A candle caused the fire that began on the couch of a Streamwood apartment. According to Battalion Chief Jeff Swanson, “The resident was in a backroom and came back to the living room to discover the fire. The building’s fire sprinkler system was able to extinguish the fire before it got out of control.” No injuries were reported.Continue Reading »

Suspicious apartment fire contained by sprinkler system (Manchester, CT)

According to a statement released by Manchester Fire Chief Robert Bycholski, residents in the complex reported a fire at approximately 3 a.m. Saturday morning.  Bycholski said the unit’s sprinkler system was able to contain the fire, and when firefighters began to search for any hidden embers or additional areas of fire they noticed what appeared to be several other attempts in the unit to start a fire and called police.Continue Reading »