Breaking News
More () »

Local 5 - weareiowa.com | Des Moines Local News & Weather | Des Moines, Iowa

Sprinkler helps put out kitchen fire at Johnston apartment complex

Occupants in two apartments were displaced, firefighters said.
Fire Truck

JOHNSTON, Iowa — First responders said a a sprinkler head helped put out a kitchen fire at a Johnston apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.

Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan firefighters were called to the Providence Point Apartments, in the 6200 block of NW 106th Street, in Johnston. 

When they arrived, they were notified of a grease fire in the kitchen of a second-floor apartments. Firefighters found light smoke. 

Firefighters said because of the fire and water damage from the sprinkler system, people living in two apartments were displaced.

Text us at 515-457-1026 if you have any news tips. 

RELATED: Firefighters battle blaze on downtown apartment rooftop

RELATED: 1 dead in Ankeny apartment fire