Naperville Fire Department Quickly Extinguishes Condominium Fire
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Naperville, Ill. ~ Naperville, Ill. - In the early hours of Sunday, June 23, the Naperville Emergency Communications Center (ECC) was alerted to a potential fire at the Winchester Place Condominium complex. The ECC received a notification via its alarm board at 12:56 a.m. and immediately dispatched two fire apparatus to the scene.

Just two minutes later, at 12:58 a.m., the ECC received a 911 call reporting a possible structure fire at the same address. As a result, the alarm was upgraded to a General Alarm and an additional 11 pieces of fire apparatus and 26 personnel were dispatched to the scene. This included an Incident Commander and Incident Safety Officer.

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Upon arrival at 1:02 a.m., the first fire suppression vehicle discovered a fire on the exterior of the building. Fire companies quickly deployed a handline to extinguish the flames and conducted a thorough search of the building. They also worked to prevent any further spread of the fire through overhaul operations.

By 1:11 a.m., the situation was deemed under control and firefighters remained on scene until 2 a.m. to ensure that everything was properly secured. The estimated loss from this incident is $10,000.

The Naperville Fire Department received assistance from the Naperville Police Department on site. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and fortunately, no civilians or firefighters were injured during their response efforts.

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