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Sprinklers keep fire from spreading at police station (Portsmouth, NH)

Police say the heavy black smoke started coming from the station's indoor firing range just before 8 p.m. Tuesday. Sprinklers kept the fire from spreading, and firefighters quickly determined that the fire was … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers keep fire from spreading at police station (Portsmouth, NH)”

Sprinklers stop fire from spreading at small business (Forest Grove, OR)

Forest Grove firefighter Matt Johnston said crews initially responded to an alarm at Oregon Holiday Products around 4 a.m. and found smoke at the building at 2331 23rd Ave.  Oregon Holiday Products makes … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers stop fire from spreading at small business (Forest Grove, OR)”

Sprinklers control engine/pumper fire at volunteer fire department (Vernon Township, PA)

"If it hadn't been for the fire alarm system and the sprinklers, we'd have been in deep trouble," said Tom Benak, a trustee and an assistant chief with Vernon Central Hose Co.  The … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers control engine/pumper fire at volunteer fire department (Vernon Township, PA)”

Sprinklers aid firefighters at storage facility (Chatsworth, CA)

A fire in a Chatsworth storage facility today was put out by a sprinkler system, with help from firefighters. Two 6-by-8-foot wooden containers were reported on fire at 2:28 p.m., fire department spokesman … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers aid firefighters at storage facility (Chatsworth, CA)”