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Elk Grove, IL – No injuries after sprinklers extinguish apartment kitchen fire

Two apartments were left temporarily uninhabitable after a kitchen fire activated sprinklers in a second floor unit of a building in the 900 block of Charlela Lane, Elk Grove Village, Saturday (April 14) evening.  Red Cross representatives responding to the scene arranged housing for six people from two households on the first and second floors of the building.Continue Reading »

Champaign, IL – Early morning apartment fire limited by sprinkler system; No injuries and no residents displaced

An early-morning fire last Wednesday on the exterior of an apartment building on the west side of the city could have been much worse if not for a sprinkler system, Champaign Fire Department Battalion Chief Tyler Funk said Thursday. Firefighters were called to 1313 Mariner Way around 4:30 a.m.Continue Reading »

Morris, IL – Fire at electronics recycling facility suppressed by sprinkler system

There were no injuries reported Monday afternoon at a fire on Armstrong Street in Morris. Fire crews received a call about a sprinkler activation at 4:34 p.m. at First America Metal, Morris Deputy Chief Bob Wills said. “The sprinkler system did exactly what it was supposed to,” Wills said.Continue Reading »

Plainfield, IL – (No Media Coverage) Bathroom fire at auto repair business extinguished by single sprinkler; Business remains open

** No Media Coverage – Fire Dept Reported **
“On 4-3-18 at 12:21 pm the Plainfield Fire Protection District responded to an alarm at the Merlin Muffler Shop, 14120 S. Route 30 in Plainfield, IL. Fireworks had started a fire within a restroom at this business and 1 fire sprinkler head extinguished the fire.… Continue Reading »

Edwardsville, IL – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling warehouse storage fire

The Edwardsville Fire Department spent five hours attacking a fire and its aftermath at a redistribution center located near I-255 Wednesday afternoon. Fire Chief Rick Welle said the call came to the station from the D.B. Schanker redistribution center, located at 3049 Westway Drive, at around 2:18 p.m.Continue Reading »

Mount Prospect, IL – Early morning fire at Culver’s restaurant contained by sprinkler system

The Mount Prospect Culver’s is temporarily closed after a garbage fire Saturday morning, officials said.  The fire broke out about 6:11 a.m. at the restaurant, 1501 Dempster Street, said Battalion Chief Dane Phenegar of the Mount Prospect Fire Department, but the fire was contained by the restaurant’s sprinkler system. Continue Reading »