Gaithersburg, MD – Residential sprinkler system contains kitchen fire in first floor apartment

Firefighters responded to two fires in Gaithersburg Wednesday, one in a townhouse and another in a three-story apartment building, according to rescue officials. A teenager suffered nonlife-threatening injuries in an … Continue Reading ››

Lake Forest, IL – Sprinklers extinguish fire at daycare center before firefighters arrive; All children safely evacuated

A fire that broke out at a Lake Forest day care facility Wednesday was extinguished before fire fighters arrived. The Lake Forest Fire Department received the alarm around 8:52 a.m. … Continue Reading ››

Marshfield, MA – Trashcan fire in high school woodshop put out with help from sprinkler system

The building has been deemed safe after a trashcan fire at Marshfield High School activated the sprinkler system. There were no injuries.  The Marshfield fire department responded to an alarm at the school at … Continue Reading ››

Petaluma, CA – Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; Elderly couple and daughter escape without injury

A small kitchen fire Friday displaced a Petaluma couple from their apartment at a senior living complex, fire officials said. An oiled pan heating on the stovetop was left unattended and caught fire about … Continue Reading ››

Belleview, FL – Single sprinkler controls attic fire at assisted living center; Lightning strike identified as cause

The fire that forced the evacuation of residents and staff at an assistant living facility in Belleview was apparently caused by Mother Nature. According to a spokesperson from the State Fire Marshal’s Office, it … Continue Reading ››

Reporting on lives and property saved by fire sprinklers

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