Category Archives: Restaurant

Evanston, IL – Sprinklers keeps fire at Subway restaurant from spreading; Firefighters extinguish blaze

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire inside a restaurant at an Evanston strip mall Saturday afternoon, preventing injuries and preserving the building with the help of a functioning sprinkler system, according to the Evanston Fire Department. Fire crews were called shortly after 1 p.m.Continue Reading »

Richmond Heights, MO – Early morning fire at St. Louis Bread Company contained with help from sprinkler system

A St. Louis Bread Company store suffered a brief fire in the early hours of Thursday morning.  Around 4:20 a.m., firefighters responded to the store at 6734 Clayton Road in St. Louis County for reports of a fire. Upon arrival, one of the kitchens in the oven had been partially set ablaze. Continue Reading »

Baton Rouge, LA – Trash compactor fire at Golden Corral restaurant limited by sprinkler system

Investigators say something thrown into the garbage compactor at a Golden Corral sparked a trash fire around lunch Wednesday.  The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the call on Millerville Greens Boulevard just before 11 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters say some trash was accidentally ignited after someone tossed an unknown item into the compactor. Continue Reading »

Mount Prospect, IL – Early morning fire at Culver’s restaurant contained by sprinkler system

The Mount Prospect Culver’s is temporarily closed after a garbage fire Saturday morning, officials said.  The fire broke out about 6:11 a.m. at the restaurant, 1501 Dempster Street, said Battalion Chief Dane Phenegar of the Mount Prospect Fire Department, but the fire was contained by the restaurant’s sprinkler system. Continue Reading »

Gurnee Mills, IL – Evening fire at Burger King extinguished by sprinkler system

The Gurnee Fire Department responded to a small kitchen fire at the Burger King in Gurnee Mills Saturday evening, officials said. The restaurant’s fire alarm went off just before 6 p.m., according to Battalion Chief Bob Heraver. The fire had been extinguished by the sprinkler head when firefighters arrived, Heraver said, and investigators determined the fire was caused by a flash from one of the stoves in the kitchen.Continue Reading »

Buellton, CA – Restaurant fire contained with help from sprinkler system; No injuries reported

A fire that began in the kitchen area at the AJ Spurs Restaurant in Buellton Tuesday afternoon was contained with the help of the building’s internal sprinkler system, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.  Four engine companies and a battalion chief were dispatched shortly after 4 p.m.Continue Reading »