Lewiston, ID – Laundry fire at on-campus college activity center put out by single sprinkler

A fire at Lewis-Clark State College late last night caused an estimated $25,000 in damage. According to a press release, Lewiston Fire crews were dispatched to a reported water flow alarm at the Activity … Continue Reading ››

Hillsboro, OR – Apartment fire caused by resident smoking in bed is limited by sprinkler system; No injuries

An apartment’s sprinkler system is credited for limiting the damage of a mattress fire early Friday morning.  Hillsboro Fire and Rescue say the fire started in a unit at Wyndhaven Apartments on SW Edgeway … Continue Reading ››

Madison, WI – Apartment building fire contained to room of origin by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Ten people living in Downtown apartment building were looking for other places to stay temporarily, after a small fire set off an automatic sprinkler system. The fire was reported at about 12:40 p.m. Wednesday … Continue Reading ››

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