Ridgefield, CT – Kitchen fire at senior living facility extinguished with help from sprinkler system

The Ridgefield Fire Department responded to a chair fire at Ridgefield Crossings around 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. Fire Chief Kevin Tappe said that an elderly woman who lives in the facility was heating … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

Reporting on lives and property saved by fire sprinklers

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