Category Archives: Hotel / Restaurant

Baton Rouge, LA – Third-floor hotel fire extinguished by sprinkler system

Firefighters rescued an elderly woman from a fire and severe smoke in a hotel off South Shewood Forest Boulevard Tuesday morning, said St. George Fire Department spokesman Eldon Ledoux. 

The fire was reported just before 10 a.m. Tuesday on the third floor of the In Town Suites at 11616 Sherwood Forest Court, Ledoux said.Continue Reading »

Boulder, CO – Sprinkler system contains fire in kitchen area of restaurant; Firefighters fully extinguish blaze

Boulder Fire Rescue responded to a small fire that broke out in the kitchen of Foolish Craig’s in downtown Boulder on Wednesday night.  Battalion Chief Dave Gelderloos said a Boulder police officer called in the fire at about 8:26 p.m. after he heard and alarm and smelled smoke in the area. Continue Reading »

Kingstowne, VA – Sprinkler system puts out overnight restaurant fire

Sprinklers put out a fire overnight on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at a Kingstowne Towne Center restraurant, according to Fairfax County Fire and Rescue. The fire department did not name the restaurant involved.  Around 2:11 a.m., Fairfax County and Alexandria firefighters responded to the 5900 block of Kingstowne Center in the one-story commercial building.Continue Reading »

Boothbay Harbor, ME – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling overnight restaurant fire

Boothbay Harbor, Boothbay and Southport fire departments responded to a sprinkler alarm and a call about smoke coming from the back of the House of Pizza in the Meadow Mall on Rt. 27/Townsend Avenue at 3:25 a.m. <Tuesday> morning.  Boothbay Harbor Fire Chief Nick Upham said that when crews arrived, sprinklers were active, a fire was forming on the back wall and smoke was filling the restaurant.Continue Reading »

Sacramento, CA – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in extinguishing restaurant kitchen fire; Apartments above restaurant unaffected

A stove top fire at Localis restaurant in midtown Sacramento on Tuesday morning was contained to the kitchen by firefighters, but mop up from smoke and water damage could sideline the dining spot for several days.  Firefighters were called to the eatery on S Street at 21st Street at 9:07 a.m.Continue Reading »

Roanoke, VA – Sprinkler system activated at Longhorn Steakhouse; Fire started in loading dock area

The Roanoke Fire Department responded to a fire at Longhorn Steakhouse at Valley View Mall Wednesday afternoon.  They said they responded at around 4:38 p.m. to the fire which was in the back loading dock area.  According to fire officials, the fire was ruled accidental and was caused by improperly discarded smoking materials.Continue Reading »

Saint John’s, NL, Canada – Pizzeria fire in building with apartments above is extinguished by sprinkler system

A Saint John restaurant remains closed after it was damaged by fire early Saturday morning. Crews from the Saint John fire department responded to call at Pomodori Pizzeria at 34 Canterbury Street, located in the city’s uptown.  There are apartments upstairs in the three-storey structure. Continue Reading »

Cleveland, OH – Fire in utility room at Four Points by Sheraton hotel is put out by sprinkler system

Several rooms at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel were damaged when a fire broke out Saturday morning in a small utility room.  The hotel’s sprinkler system was able to put out the fire, according to firefighters.  One person injured their knee and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, authorities said.Continue Reading »

Boise, ID – Sprinkler system helps limit damage in overnight restaurant fire

Boise restaurant, bar suffered minimal damage in Saturday morning fire — A pair of Main Street Boise businesses were damaged by an accidental early morning fire Saturday, according to the Boise Fire Department.  The Brickyard Steakhouse, 601 Main St., and The Amsterdam next door suffered fire, smoke and water damage, according to a Boise Fire press release.Continue Reading »

Huntsville, AL – Fire in laundry room at Marriott hotel extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Huntsville Fire and Rescue said a member of the hotel’s maintenance staff opened a laundry room door and said he saw black smoke and flames. By the time the fire department got to the hotel, Marriott had already ordered an evacuation and the hotel sprinkler system put out the fire.Continue Reading »