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Hotel fire extinguished by sprinkler system (Las Vegas, NV)

Sprinklers had completely doused the fire just inside the door, fire spokesman Tim Szymanski said, and firefighters never used hoses. Ground-floor casino play was not interrupted. But about 60 people evacuated the 21st floor, and nine more left suites on the top floor of the newest tower in the hotel, Golden Nugget spokeswoman Amy Chasey said.Continue Reading »

Classroom fire contained by sprinkler system at high school (El Paso, TX)

A Molotov cocktail or incendiary device was thrown through a window at El Dorado High School early Sunday morning. The School District said the device started a fire which triggered a sprinkler system. The classroom, which is used to teach English courses, should be cleaned up and operational by Wednesday.Continue Reading »