Category Archives: Athletic Club/Sports Facility

Fire sprinklers contain fire at major league baseball stadium (Flushing, NY)

An early morning fire that broke out in the administrative office complex at Citi Field was quickly controlled by the building's fire sprinkler. The fire department extinguished the remaining flames, and no injuries were … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire sprinklers contain fire at major league baseball stadium (Flushing, NY)”

Two small fires set by arsonist controled by sprinkler system (Palmetto, GA)

A Palmetto man has been arrested for setting two small fires at the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center overnight, police said. Police said the fires appear to have been started with some sort of … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Two small fires set by arsonist controled by sprinkler system (Palmetto, GA)”

Sprinklers control laundry room fire at fitness facility (Portland, OR)

Fire crews were called to a commercial fire at All Star Fitness. Firefighters found the fire in the clothes dryer, but it had been nearly extinguished by the fire sprinkler system by the time … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers control laundry room fire at fitness facility (Portland, OR)”

Sprinkler extinguishes fire during Atlantic 10 men’s basketball tournament (Atlantic City, NJ)

No injuries reported.  A food warmer caught fire in the hallway outside the locker rooms. The building did not need to be evacuated, Boardwalk Hall General Manager Greg Tesone said.  “The sprinkler system came … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler extinguishes fire during Atlantic 10 men’s basketball tournament (Atlantic City, NJ)”

Sprinkler system aids firefighters at athletic club fire (Novato, CA)

A fire, in an equipment room near a swimming pool, was controlled by a fire sprinkler directly above it. "This is a great reminder about the importance of fire sprinklers," Battalion Chief Gerald McCarthy … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system aids firefighters at athletic club fire (Novato, CA)”

Fire sprinklers prove effectiveness in athletic club dryer fire (Lexington, KY)

Firefighters rushed out to the Lexington Athletic Club early Thursday morning, but sprinklers did their job before crews even arrived. Officials say towels caught fire inside a dryer. The sprinkler system inside the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire sprinklers prove effectiveness in athletic club dryer fire (Lexington, KY)”