Structure Fire in the 2100 Block of Allegre Circle
Wednesday evening apartment building fire displaces residents; no injuries reported.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. — At 7:17 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received a call for a structure fire in the 2100 block of Allegre Circle. Naperville 911 (PSAP) dispatched a general alarm assignment consisting of 10 pieces of fire apparatus and 24 personnel, including an Incident Commander and Incident Safety Officer to the reported address.
At 7:21 p.m., the first unit arrived on scene and found a three-story apartment building with a fire in unit 209. Incident command was established, and a 360-degree survey was conducted of the building. Fire companies quickly ascended to the second floor with hose lines and found a sprinkler head activated in the unit. The sprinkler held the fire in check until fire companies could fully extinguish it. The fire was contained to unit 209 and was fully extinguished at 7:28 p.m.
The North Aurora and West Chicago fire departments provided coverage to Naperville fire stations during this incident. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. Only two units (109 & 209) were deemed to be uninhabitable by the Naperville Transportation, Engineering, and Development Team. A total of four residents were displaced and the fire is estimated to have caused $20,000 in damages.
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