A small fire early Saturday morning at Hoover Hall on the DePauw University campus occurred in a storage room on the lower level of the new dining hall in the center of campus. The fire was extinguished very quickly, DePauw officials said. … Continue Reading »
Some apartments had water damage after the sprinkler system extinguished a small cooking fire at Smallwood Plaza Apartments on College Avenue. The fire was reported at 8:45 p.m. Sunday night. According to Bloomington Fire Department Sgt. Danny Gillespie, the fire started in an apartment on the sixth floor but was put out after the sprinkling system activated. … Continue Reading »
No students were injured in a small early-morning Tuesday fire at a DePauw University residence hall. At 3:12 a.m., the Greencastle Fire Department was dispatched to Mason Hall at 402 E. Anderson St. on the report of a fire alarm.
Inspectors say a fire at an assisted living facility last week could have been deadly if not for the building’s sprinkler system. The fire started Friday inside a room at Digby Place, a Lafayette senior living community. When crews got there, the sprinklers had already extinguished the fire.… Continue Reading »
The South Bend Fire Department was called to a fire at Pioneer Metal Finishing on Foundation Drive just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. When firefighters arrived, they could see smoke inside the building through the windows. They forced their way into the building and discovered the fire had been put out by the building’s sprinkler system.… Continue Reading »