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Rockton, IL – Fire at performing arts center extinguished by sprinkler system

No one was injured after a small fire erupted about 9:30 p.m. Sunday in back of the stage inside the Hononegah Community High School Performing Arts Center. The sprinkler system extinguished … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rockton, IL – Fire at performing arts center extinguished by sprinkler system”

Westmont, IL – Sprinkler system activated for fire at school bus depot

A bus depot caught fire in Westmont after a worker used a torch that accidentally ignited a seat on a school bus Wednesday. Firefighters rushed to First Student Bus Company at 250 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Westmont, IL – Sprinkler system activated for fire at school bus depot”

Chicago, IL – Sprinkler system assist firefighters in extinguishing fire at mattress factory

Chicago firefighters were called to a report of a fire in a mattress factory in West Garfield Park on Sunday morning, officials reported. About 7:40 a.m. emergency responders first were called to … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Chicago, IL – Sprinkler system assist firefighters in extinguishing fire at mattress factory”

Altamont, IL – Fire in dust collector at manufacturing plan controlled by sprinkler system

Fire damaged a machine at an Altamont manufacturer on Monday.
Altamont firefighters were called to Irwin Telescopic, just west of the Effingham County Fairgrounds, at 12:20pm. Altamont Fire Chief Jon Becker said a …
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Chicago, IL – Fire at large furniture warehouse extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

A fire broke out in a large furniture warehouse in the Ford City neighborhood in the early hours of Black Friday.  Fire crews responded to United Furniture in 4100 block of West 76th Street … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Chicago, IL – Fire at large furniture warehouse extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

DeKalb, IL – Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Two families were displaced by a kitchen fire in the Hunter Ridgebrook apartment complex last Monday at 835 Edgebrook Drive.  The DeKalb Fire Department responded to the fire, which started on the stove of … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “DeKalb, IL – Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

Aurora, IL – Warehouse fire kept in check by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Aurora firefighters responded to a piece of equipment that was on fire in a warehouse near Interstate 88 and the Aurora outlet mall.

Firefighters found a large one-story warehouse filled with smoke around 1:49 a.m. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Aurora, IL – Warehouse fire kept in check by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”