Grease fire causes damage in Southwestern Michigan College dorm
DOWAGIAC, Mich. -- A blaze at Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac was started by a grease fire Tuesday night.
At approximately 9:39 p.m., a 911 call was made from McKenzie Hall.
SMC President Dave Mathews said the blaze was started by a grease fire in the kitchen of one of the dorms.
Just in:@SWMich’s president tells me fire crews responded to an apparent grease fire in the kitchen of an apartment in the McKenzie Hall dorm building on campus within the last hour. The sprinklers kicked on and the fire is out. No injuries.— Taylor Popielarz (@TaylorPopielarz) April 11, 2018
Mathews said the sprinkler system activated and put out the fire.
There are no reported injuries at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.