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Christiana, DE – Kitchen fire at TownePlace Suites hotel knocked down by sprinkler system

A fire inside a guest room at a Christiana hotel on Thursday was ruled accidental by officials later that day. The Delaware State Fire Marshal determined the cause of the blaze—which was reported around 4:30 p.m., on the fourth floor of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, located at 410 Eagle Run Road—was a cardboard box that had been placed on top of a working stove. Continue Reading »

Yuma, AZ – Fire at Candlewood Suites Hotel stopped by sprinkler system

The Yuma Fire Department said a sprinkler system stopped a fire in a local hotel.  YFD said Monday shortly after 9:30 pm, an alarm was reported indicating a fire sprinkler activation at the Candlewood Suites Hotel, 2036 East Avenue 3E. Firefighters said arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found the building being evacuated, with light smoke and water flowing from a room on the hotel’s second floor.Continue Reading »

Reno, NV – Arson fire at casino resort hotel contained by sprinkler system

One person has been arrested after firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the Peppermill Resort’s north tower in Reno on Tuesday.  The extent of the fire wasn’t immediately clear, but a Reno Fire Department official said the interior sprinkler system contained the fire, with firefighters knocking it down.  Continue Reading »

Las Vegas, NV – Sprinkler system helps keep balcony fire from spreading inside casino hotel

Firefighters doused a 2-alarm fire at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino late Saturday afternoon after black smoke billowed from the lower portion of the hotel. Clark County Fire Deputy Chief John Steinbeck said in an e-mail that the fire involved two exterior balconies and spread into one hotel room.Continue Reading »

Myrtle Beach, SC – Kitchen fire at Best Western hotel extinguished by sprinkler system

North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue crews responded to an alarm activation that turned into a structure fire call at the Best Western.  According to a Facebook post from North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue, crews were called around 5 p.m., Sunday evening to the Best Western on 1600 block of South Ocean Blvd.Continue Reading »

Portland, ME – Sprinkler system activates to help control restaurant fire

The Portland Fire Department says a fire broke out at the 576 Congress Street location of the pizza chain, Otto’s, on Sunday, August 20.  Crews arrived on scene around 10 a.m. after an oven fire spread into the duct work. The building’s sprinkler system went off but the restaurant has smoke and water damage.  Continue Reading »

Frankfort, KY – Fire at Johnny Carino’s restaurant kept in check by sprinkler system

A west Frankfort restaurant experienced a small fire early Wednesday morning.

Frankfort Fire and EMS responded to an automated alarm for sprinkler system activation at Johnny Carino’s at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, interim Fire Chief Wayne Briscoe said.

Firefighters found smoke and a little fire coming from the eave of an area on the roof, Briscoe said.Continue Reading »

Macedonia, OH – Fire chief credits sprinklers with putting out arson fire at hotel

A Virginia man has been charged with first-degree felony aggravated arson in connection with an allegation that he set a mattress on fire at the Highland Road Motel 6 on July 29.

Fire Chief Tim Black said the only reported injury in the late night fire was a 4-year-old boy sleeping in a neighboring room who suffered mild smoke inhalation.Continue Reading »

Redmond, OR – Electrical fire at Pronghorn Resort extinguished by sprinkler system

Shortly before 9:30 p.m., firefighters were called to Pronghorn Resort between Bend and Redmond on the reported maintenance building fire, said Fire Marshal Traci Cooper.

Crews arrived and found the fire sprinkler system had been activated and there was smoke coming from the eaves of the building, Cooper said.Continue Reading »