Category Archives: Hotel / Motel

Fire sprinklers credited with extinguishing hotel fire (Kiawah Island, SC)

Guests who were staying at the Sanctuary Hotel were evacuated when a fire began in the hotel’s storage room. The sprinkler system extinguished the fire keeping the damage to that single room. No injuries were reported.  

Fire in fifth-floor hotel room extinguished by sprinkler system (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pittsburgh firefighters responded to a fire in a fifth-floor room of an Upper Hill District hotel shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday. Sprinklers at the hotel extinguished the fire, and no one was injured, according to an Allegheny County emergency dispatcher. The county’s 911 center received the call at 11:06 and firefighters reported that the fire was out 15 minutes later.Continue Reading »

Hotel room fire extinguished by sprinkler system (Yuma, AZ)

Sprinklers put out a stove-top fire in a room at a Yuma hotel Saturday afternoon before firefighters arrived. Yuma Fire Department spokesman Mike Erfert said arriving YFD personnel found there had been a fire in a fourth-floor of the hotel and that the sprinkler head near the fire had activated and extinguished the fire.Continue Reading »

Sprinklers contain hotel fire to room of origin (Reno, NV)

Fire crews are investigating a fire that broke out inside the Ponderosa Hotel in south Reno on Thanksgiving morning.  The fire started just after 10:30am on the third floor of the South Virginia Street hotel.  The fire was contained to the one room, whichwas locked at the time the fire started, though no one was inside.  Firefighters say a few guests on third floor were evacuated as a precaution.Continue Reading »