Category Archives: Hotel / Motel

Miami Beach, FL – Overnight electrical fire at resort hotel extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Hundreds were evacuated from a Miami Beach hotel early Tuesday morning after an electrical fire broke out. Crews responded to the scene outside the Deauville Beach Resort at 67th Street and Collins Avenue around 3 a.m. A hotel employee told NBC 6 that a generator caught fire outside of the building and that no one was injured.… Continue Reading »

Osage Beach, MO – Electrical fire at resort hotel suppressed by sprinkler system; No injuries and minimal damage reported

A worker was repairing an electrical circuit in the laundry area when a short resulted at the junction box where he was working. The power surge jumped to another electrical run which energized a nearby gas line, causing pin holes in the gas line and causing a fire.Continue Reading »

Yellowknife, NT, Canada – Sprinkler system contains fire at hotel caused by young person playing with lighter

A young person playing with a lighter caused Monday’s fire at the Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife.

City officials say a minor lit a book on fire in a room on the second floor, activating the hotel’s sprinkler system.

Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke in the second floor room, but the sprinkler system had put out most of the fire. Continue Reading »

Hanover, NJ – Suspicious fire at Marriott Hotel extinguished with help from sprinkler system

An investigation is underway in an effort to determine who started a fire in a hotel by wrapping a cigar inside a towel and placing it in a linen cart, police said. On March 4, Sgt. John Schauder along with Patrolman Dominic Kaiser responded to the Hanover Marriott for a fire alarm activation.Continue Reading »