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Officials Say Sprinkler System Saved Lives in Altoona Apartment Fire
ALTOONA, Iowa -- Crews were called to a fire at an Altoona apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the Venbury Trail apartments on 8th Street SW after a resident said their couch was on fire. When crews arrived, they found the unit fully engulfed in flames. Luckily, the building's sprinkler system was activated, which helped firefighters knock down the flames.