Fire Sprinkler Saves (Winter 2022 Edition)

Fall 2021 Sprinkler Saves in the Chicagoland area. You can submit stories here and view other saves here.

Fire Sprinklers Extinguish Rockford Apartment High-Rise Fire

January 8, 2022
ROCKFORD, IL – Fire sprinklers extinguished a fire in a second floor unit of a high-rise apartment building. According to the Rockford Fire Department, the crew arrived within four minutes of the call. They found a water flow alert on the second floor and confirmed that the sprinkler extinguished the fire. The fire was contained to a single unit. One resident was sent to the hospital. The cause of the fire was undetermined.


Fire Sprinklers Contain Arson Fires at Walmart

January 7, 2022
LANSING, IL – Fire Sprinklers contained two fires that were intentionally set inside of a Walmart store. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke inside the store and the sprinkler system controlling the fire until firefighters extinguished the remaining fire. The cause was determined to be intentionally set by two individuals in the store at the time. No injuries were reported.

Source:   Northwest Indiana Times (

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