Candle starts fire at the Avalon on the Sound apartment building in New Rochelle

The automatic sprinkler system at the Avalon on the Sound apartment building put the blaze out immediately. (1/15/14)

NEW ROCHELLE - A candle is being blamed for a fire in New Rochelle overnight.

Firefighters responded to a call at the Avalon on the Sound apartment building on Huguenot Street around 12:30 a.m. today.

Investigators tell News 12 the flames were contained to just one apartment because the building's automatic sprinkler system put the blaze out immediately.

No injuries have been reported.

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