A fire that was started on a mattress in a hotel room activated the hotel’s fire sprinkler system. The sprinkler system contained the fire to that room, and no one was hurt by the fire. Arson crews are investigating the cause of the fire.… Continue Reading »
A toaster oven was to blame for the start of a fire in a deli early Sunday morning. The restaurant’s fire sprinkler system contained the fire to the area of the toaster oven, and fire crews eliminated the remaining flames. Residents who lived above the restaurant were able to come back to their homes soon after, and no injuries were reported.… Continue Reading »
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.
A fire that began in the downstairs dining room of a restaurant was largely eliminated due to the the restaurant’s fire sprinklers. Interim Berkeley Deputy Fire Chief Avery Webb confirmed the fire sprinkler systems value when he said, “Had it not been for that single sprinkler, we probably would have had a significantly greater amount of damage.”… Continue Reading »
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 »
*** FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED – NO MEDIA COVERAGE *** On the evening of January 14, 2013, the Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm activation at 769 W. Hwy 22 (Kobe East) in Lake Zurich. The first arriving companies, upon entry, found light smoke in the building and the sound of water running.… Continue Reading »
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 »