Category Archives: Other – Hospital/Medical

Columbia, MO – Fire at Planned Parenthood extinguished by sprinkler system

Police believe somebody intentionally set fire to a Planned Parenthood clinic early Sunday in Columbia, Mo. 

Firefighters first arrived at Planned Parenthood-Columbia Health Center, at 711 North Providence … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Columbia, MO – Fire at Planned Parenthood extinguished by sprinkler system”

Decatur, IL – Sprinkler system douses fire at healthcare facility

A fire broke out Sunday at Decatur Manor around 3:20 P.M.

Bedding caught fire in the Manor, causing smoke to fill the building. Sprinkler systems activated and doused the fire. 

Fire investigators said all residents … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Decatur, IL – Sprinkler system douses fire at healthcare facility”

Palo Alto, CA – Lab fire at Stanford University Medical School held in check by sprinkler system

Palo Alto Fire crews knocked down a 3-alarm fire at Stanford University in Palo Alto after evacuating the surrounding area Saturday morning.  Crews first reported the fire on Twitter around 7:45 a.m. in the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Palo Alto, CA – Lab fire at Stanford University Medical School held in check by sprinkler system”

Erie, CO – Computer room fire at dentist office extinguished by sprinkler system

Erie officers responded about 4 p.m. Wednesday to Hardy Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics at 3200 Village Vista Drive #110 in Weld County on a structure fire. A computer component in the IT room … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Erie, CO – Computer room fire at dentist office extinguished by sprinkler system”

Bend, OR – Sprinklers credited with saving medical radiology business from overnight fire

Bend Fire officials credit the sprinkler system for saving a northeast Bend business. Firefighters responded to an alarm at Central Oregon Radiology Associates (1460 NE Medical Center Dr.) just after 3 a.m., Friday. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Bend, OR – Sprinklers credited with saving medical radiology business from overnight fire”

Valdosta, GA – Laundry fire at health care facility suppressed by sprinkler system

Laundry which overheated in a commercial dryer caused a fire at Pruitt Health at Crestwood at 415 Pendleton Place on Sunday about 6:30. VFD Captain James Clinkscales said that fire personnel responded to a … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Valdosta, GA – Laundry fire at health care facility suppressed by sprinkler system”

Rochester, MN – Sprinkler system douses fire at Mayo support facility; No injuries reported

Rochester Fire Department responded to the Mayo Support Center Thursday morning after a piece of machinery that cleans the floor caught fire. “We showed up and they had a smoke haze in the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rochester, MN – Sprinkler system douses fire at Mayo support facility; No injuries reported”

Brainerd, MN – Sprinklers activate to help control intentionally set fire at behavior health center

A subject allegedly lit her bed on fire and ran away from the behavioral health inpatient unit - also known as the grace unit - at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd, … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Brainerd, MN – Sprinklers activate to help control intentionally set fire at behavior health center”

Elgin, IL – Sprinklers douse fire at medical building; Cause may have been lightning strike

Lightning may have started a small fire Friday in a northwest suburban medical office building, where an internal sprinkler system doused the flames before firefighters arrived. Elgin firefighters were called just before 7 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Elgin, IL – Sprinklers douse fire at medical building; Cause may have been lightning strike”