Sprinklers Saves Rome Department Store

Alan Brinson of the EFSN advises that the Rome daily I Messaggiero reports that at 11.30 on 30 August a fire started in the Standa Oviesse department store in Trastevere. The sprinkler system operated and extinguished the fire. Meanwhile the fire services helped customers to evacuate the store. Nobody was hurt. The fire is believed to have been started by a homeless person who was seen in the store near where the fire started.