Sprinkler system helps snuff out Post Falls apartment fire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Sprinkler system helps snuff out Post Falls apartment fire

POST FALLS, Idaho- Firefighters have cleared the scene of an apartment fire in the 300 block of Promenade Loop in Post Falls that broke out Monday night just after 11. The complex is relatively new, located just behind the KFC restaurant in Post Falls off I-90.

 

Firefighters tell KHQ a storage facility caught fire and could have spread to several nearby units. 42 apartments in the complex were evacuated as firefighters prepared to contain the fire.

 

Fortunately a sprinkler system throughout the building was activated and snuffed out the fire before it could do any real damage.  One firefighter told KHQ that the sprinkler system "did its job and saved the complex."

  

There were no injuries reported and everyone was allowed back into their apartments shortly after 1 Tuesday morning.

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