Category Archives: Manufacturing

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 »

Sprinkler system contains fire at manufacturing plant (Naugatuck, CT)

The cause of a fire that broke out at a manufacturer of industrial hardware, security products and metal castings appears to have been a radiator malfunction, Fire Chief Ken Hanks said. Firefighters found that the sprinkler system had contained a small fire to the front entrance near a radiator, Hanks said.Continue Reading »

Sprinklers extinguish fire at fiberglass manufacturing plant (Wapato, WA)

A building sprinkler system quickly extinguished a fire at a fiberglass component manufacturing plant. The fire began in a room where fiberglass and resin are sprayed into molds. The cause of the fire is believed to have been spontaneous combustion from a buildup of fiberglass and resin in a spray booth.Continue Reading »