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Country club fire controlled by sprinkler system (Chesterfield, MO)

The fire sprinklers in the building turned on in the smoke and fire, and controlled the blaze until firefighters took over. “This could have been quite a catastrophe had the fire alarm system not activated, and had the sprinkler system not controlled the fire until our arrival,” said Monarch Fire Marshal Roger Herin.Continue Reading »

Apartment kitchen fire contained by sprinkler system (Chilliwack, BC, Canada)

“Fire crews entered the suite and found a pot on the stove had activated a sprinkler head,” said Jeff Ullyot, assistant fire chief. “The sprinkler controlled and extinguished the fire, preventing it from extending beyond the stove,” he said. Minor fire and smoke damage was limited to a microwave and an area of the upper cupboards.Continue Reading »