Schaumburg, IL – (no media coverage) Kitchen fire in residential high-rise building extinguished by sprinkler system

** Fire Department Reported – No Media Coverage ** Around 6:30 pm on March 4, the Schaumburg Fire Department responded to 1427 Valley Lake Drive for a general fire alarm. Fire companies found a small fire in the kitchen that was extinguished by a single sprinkler. The fire department was able to isolate the sprinkler system on the floor and limit fire damage to approximately $6,000. The cause of the fire was cooking. 1427 Valley Lake is a residential high-rise occupancy that was required to install fire sprinklers as part of Schaumburg’s high-rise retrofit ordinance.

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