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Townhouse arson attempt prevented by sprinkler system (Seattle, WA)

Sprinkler system contains third floor apartment fire (Chesterfield, VA)

“It could have been a disaster without the sprinkler system,” Battalion Chief Robby Dawson of Chesterfield Fire and EMS Fire Marshal’s office said. “More residents would have been affected and we would have been on scene at least two days doing an investigation instead of the few hours we were there.Continue Reading »

Printing business fire contained thanks to sprinkler system (Lake Zurich, IL)

The owner of a Lake Zurich company was able to escape his business as it filled with smoke due to a machine fire Thursday afternoon, officials said. The fire started in a laser printing machine inside the business at 75 Oakwood Road at about 3:35 p.m., and was contained to the machine thanks to a sprinkler system, said Lake Zurich Fire Chief David Wheelock.Continue Reading »