Category Archives: Athletic Club/Sports Facility

Richmond, VA – Sprinklers protect country club’s interior after fire breaks out on roof

A roofing company working without a required permit sparked a fire last Friday by using a torch to seal some materials on the roof of the Westhampton Clubhouse at the Country Club of Virginia, Richmond fire officials said.

The company, Hermitage Roofing Inc., did not obtain a permit from the Richmond Fire Department to conduct “hot work” on the clubhouse roof as required by law, said Richmond Fire Marshal David Creasy Sr.Continue Reading »

Sterling, VA – Sprinkler system contains fire at Gold’s Gym following explosion; No injuries reported

Employees of Gold’s Gym in Sterling knew something was wrong when the lights inside the building started flickering on the afternoon of March 21. They evacuated everyone in the building just before there was an explosion and ensuing fire.

The fire was contained by the automatic sprinkler system and no one was injured thanks to gym employees’ quick actions.Continue Reading »

Atlanta, GA – Fire in suite area of Georgia Dome during Monster Truck rally extinguished by sprinkler system

A small grease fire in a kitchen at the Georgia Dome forced a brief evacuation during Saturday’s Monster Truck rally, according to the Atlanta Fire Department. The fire occurred in the kitchen on one of the suite levels. The evacuation happened because of the smoke.  Continue Reading »

Brownsburg, IN – Sprinkler system activates to protect bowling alley from fire on smoker’s patio

Fire caused minor damage to a Brownsburg bowling alley and sports bar early Monday morning.

Firefighters found a small fire in a smoker’s patio at the front of the building around 12:30 a.m.

The fire activated a sprinkler in the external room, but the rest of the building was not damaged by water or flames, according to the fire department.Continue Reading »

Lewiston, ID – Laundry fire at on-campus college activity center put out by single sprinkler

A fire at Lewis-Clark State College late last night caused an estimated $25,000 in damage. According to a press release, Lewiston Fire crews were dispatched to a reported water flow alarm at the Activity Center at 11:40 p.m.  Once on scene, crews were advised by LCSC security personnel that an alarm was sounding in the activity center.Continue Reading »

Oxnard, CA – Overnight fire at golf course clubhouse contained with help from sprinkler system

Thanks to the quick response of the Oxnard Fire Department and the help of fire units from the city of Ventura, Ventura County and Santa Paula, River Ridge Golf Course was spared any serious damage from a fire that broke out in the early morning hours last Thursday.Continue Reading »

Grapevine, TX – (No Media Coverage) Two clubhouse fires at Cowboys Golf Club extinguished by sprinkler system

*** NO MEDIA COVERAGE – FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED *** Cowboys Golf Club is distinguished as the first and only NFL themed golf club in the world. Franchise owned by the Dallas Cowboys; the property is described as one of the region’s only all-inclusive world class golf resort properties.… Continue Reading »

Milwaukee, WI – Sprinkler system helps contain fire at family entertainment center

Firefighters were able to contain a business fire at 76th and Brown Deer Road early this morning. 

Crews responded around 3:30 Monday morning. 

It happened at Kangaroo Milwaukee, a family friendly entertainment facility in a strip mall.

Milwaukee Fire Department officials tell us it appears that the sprinkler system helped to contain the fire.Continue Reading »