Category Archives: Hotel / Restaurant

Woodhaven, MI – Sprinkler system saves Tropical Smoothie and many other businesses from major fire

A store sprinkler system is credited for helping keep a business from going up in flames Wednesday night.

Fire broke out at about 11:10 p.m. inside Tropical Smoothie, 23112 Allen Road.

The Woodhaven Fire Department received a “water flow notification” for the location, which indicated the sprinkler system had been activated.Continue Reading »

Spring Hill, TN – Fire at BBQ restaurant suppressed by sprinkler system

Martin’s BBQ Joint, 55 South and the Salty Goat were evacuated Tuesday night after a fire broke out in one of the kitchens.  There were no injuries or structural damage to the building.  “The sprinkler system did it’s job – that’s what we have sprinklers in buildings for,” said Spring Hill Fire Chief Terry Hood.Continue Reading »

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Fifth floor hotel parking garage fire contained by sprinkler system

More than 100 guests were evacuated from a Fort Lauderdale hotel early Friday when a smoke and flames were seen in the parking garage, according to fire rescue officials.

A car caught fire about 7 a.m. on the fifth floor of the garage at the Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach hotel, at 551 N.Continue Reading »

Las Vegas, NV – Kitchen fire at Hilton Grand Vacations on the Strip controlled with help from sprinkler system

A kitchen fire in one of the rooms at the Hilton Grand Vacations on Las Vegas Boulevard caused evacuations on three stories of the resort Saturday afternoon.  The fire began around 11:40 a.m. on the 16th floor. Firefighters with the Clark County Fire Department ordered evacuations on the 15th, 16th, and 17th floors.Continue Reading »