At 2:50 a.m. March 6, the Tonica Volunteer Fire Department was called out as part of an Oglesby Fire Auto Aid Group for a reported structure fire at Advantage Logistics in Oglesby.
Oglesby fire department was originally dispatched for an automatic water flow alarm at a business located at 501 Mallick Drive. On arrival, Oglesby firefighters found that some fire suppression sprinklers were activated inside the structure. When the firefighters entered the building, they found smoke and a forklift truck heavily damaged by fire, with some damage to nearby stored product.
The fire sprinkler system had suppressed the main body of fire. There was no fire damage to the structure itself.
The auto aid callout resulted in Tonica, Peru, Utica fire departments and Oglesby ambulance being called.