Category Archives: Hotel / Restaurant

Alexandria, VA – Fire in third floor hotel room limited by sprinkler system; All guests exit safely

Fire investigators blame a lightning strike for a fire Friday, at a motel in the Belle Haven section of Fairfax County.  Damage to the Fairfield Suites in the 6400 block of Richmond highway is listed at about $65,000.  Investigators say a sprinkler limited most damage to a third floor room and allowed hotel guests to exit safely.… Continue Reading »

Niagara Falls, ON, Canada – Fire in high rise hotel quickly extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Multiple crews from Niagara Falls Fire Department were called to the Fallsview Boulevard highrise hotel about 3 p.m. Officials say the fire was quickly extinguished by the hotel’s sprinkler system. When police arrived, employees and guests had already evacuated the building.Continue Reading »

St. Catharines, ON, Canada – Sprinkler system activated for suspicious fire at sports bar and grill

Police and fire officials are investigating a suspicious fire at a bar on Glendale Avenue in Merritton early Monday.

St. Catharines firefighters were called to The Beach Sports Bar and Grill at 290 Glendale Ave. around 3:50 a.m. Monday.

The building was surrounded by yellow tape later that afternoon and the Ontario Fire Marshal’s office was on scene investigating with Niagara Regional Police.Continue Reading »

Reno, NV – Sprinkler system extinguished kitchen fire inside casino restaurant; No injuries reported

The Reno Fire Department responded to a fire inside the Atlantis Casino on Saturday, September 1 at around 9:30 p.m.

Fire crews arrived on scene to find part of the kitchen for Bistro Napa restaurant inside the casino on fire.

Smoke was seen all over the second floor of the building.Continue Reading »

Wallaceburg, ON, Canada – Second floor hotel fire controlled by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Firefighters who broke into a Wallaceburg building to help residents escape a blaze Monday morning said the sprinkler system prevented the situation from becoming tragic.

According to a release from the Chatham-Kent Fire and Emergency Services, they were called just before 8am to a fire at Sam’s Hotel in Wallaceburg.Continue Reading »