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Sprinkler System Extinguishes Cooking Fire In Bloomington Apartment
Updated February 8, 2017 8:36 AM | Filed under: Fire
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(BLOOMINGTON) - 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.

When firefighters arrived the shut off the sprinklers and were on the scene for about two hours helping to clear out the water and smoke.

Sgt. Gillespie says there was water damage to the the apartment where the fire started and several units below it.

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