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Odd Fire at 308 S. Happ Road, No One Was Injured

The magnifying effect of sunlight and a glass mirror may have caused the Northfield fire.

Odd Fire at 308 S. Happ Road, No One Was Injured Odd Fire at 308 S. Happ Road, No One Was Injured

Northfield police and fire fighters responded to a fire at 308 S. Happ Rd., at 11:11 a.m. on Dec. 14. 

The resident at condo unit 211 discovered fire on the couch last Friday, no one was injured, police said. 

The magnifying effect of sunlight and a glass mirror may have caused paper left on the couch to catch on fire, police said. The couch was next to a large glass mirror and an open window on a sunny day. 

The cost of the damage is unknown. Northfield Assistant Fire Chief Tom Burke determined that it was an accidental fire, according to police reports.

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