Sprinkler Averts Disaster in Vernon Hills

Sprinkler Controls Fire at Senior Living Facility

On Wednesday June 21, 2017, the Countryside Fire Protection District responded to a fire alarm at the Victory Centre Supportive Living facility on Phillip Road in Vernon Hills, Illinois.  The firefighters connected hoses to standpipes on the 5th floor to extinguish embers and ventilated smoke.

Several residents will be temporarily relocated from the 5 story building.  At the time of the fire there were approximately 110 residents and 25 staff members.

Click for full Press Release from Battalion Chief Jim Weber

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