Category Archives: Manufacturing

Fire sprinklers extinguish fire at manufacturing facility (Conyers, GA)

The Rockdale Fire-Rescue crew responded to a report of a fire near the machinery at a disposable packaging manufacting company. When they arrived, the flames were already completely eliminated by the building’s fire sprinkler, and everyone had been safely evacuated. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.Continue Reading »

Factory fire eliminated thanks to fire sprinklers (West Chicago, IL)

Fire crews arrived to a fire reported at a factory that manufactures circuit boards to find most of the fire put out thanks to the building’s fire sprinklers. 

Fire sprinklers credited with saving manufacturing plant (Lincoln, NE)

A plastics manufacturing plant caught fire when an oven in the building lit up some surrounding plastic. The fire then set off the fire sprinkler system, which contained the fire until firefighters arrived and put out the rest of the flames. Fire crews reported that the manufacturing plant sustained $10,000 worth of damage, but Fire Investigator Chuck Schweitzer reported that the damage could have been much worse if the fire sprinklers had not been present.Continue Reading »

Sprinkler douses fire at small business (Fargo, ND)

A sprinkler system is getting credit for putting out a fire early today before it could cause significant damage to a Fargo business that makes building materials. Firefighters responded at 12:04 a.m. When crews arrived, they found that the sprinkler system had extinguished a fire in a room used for staining and spray-finishing wood products, Assistant Fire Chief Gary Lorenz stated in a news release.Continue Reading »