Category Archives: Manufacturing

Sprinklers contain fire at business after holiday shutdown (Fort Wayne, IN)

Firefighters were sent to business at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a fire inside the building. When crews arrived, they found extensive smoke throughout the building. A manufacturing machine and a pallet of … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers contain fire at business after holiday shutdown (Fort Wayne, IN)”

Sprinklers suppress fire at biodiesel manufacturing plant (Gilbert, AZ)

A forklift punctured a 330-gallon tank which held a chemical substance at a biodiesel manufacturing plant on Saturday morning. The chemical then caught on fire but was quickly put out by the plant's … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers suppress fire at biodiesel manufacturing plant (Gilbert, AZ)”

Sprinkler system aids firefighters at furniture manufacturer (Roanoke, VA)

Firefighters report that fire sprinkler helped extinguish most of the flames that began at a furniture manufacturing plant on Tuesday, November 5. The fire began when a vacuum pump in the plant overheated. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system aids firefighters at furniture manufacturer (Roanoke, VA)”

Fire contained by fire sprinklers at manufacturing plant (Rockford, IL)

At about 4:30 the morning of October 9, a machine inside a manufacturing plant caught fire, and fire crews arrived to find the fire controlled by the facility's fire sprinkler system. The firefighters … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire contained by fire sprinklers at manufacturing plant (Rockford, IL)”

Damage minimized at manufacturing plant thanks to fire sprinklers (Lancaster, PA)

Fire sprinklers contained a blaze that began at a manufacturing plant on Sunday, October 6. Just after 10:30 p.m., an oil-heating machine overheated, which started the fire. The fire sprinkler system activated and … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Damage minimized at manufacturing plant thanks to fire sprinklers (Lancaster, PA)”

Fire at manufacturing plant contained by sprinkler system (Tryon, NC)

A fire broke out at Carolina Yarn Processors (CYP) in Tryon Saturday, Sept. 28 after a tote leaked hydrogen peroxide, according to Tryon Fire Department reports.  Damage was contained to under $1,000 and … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire at manufacturing plant contained by sprinkler system (Tryon, NC)”

Fire controlled by fire sprinkler system at sawmill (Prince George, BC)

A fire broke out in a sawmill the evening of September 15, and fire sprinklers as well as mill workers kept the fire contained to the exterior wall and connecting roof until firefighters … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire controlled by fire sprinkler system at sawmill (Prince George, BC)”