Category Archives: Place of Worship

Cedar City, UT – Kitchen fire in LDS chapel is “mostly extinguished” by automatic sprinkler system

The fire department was called out around 4:40 p.m. by an alarm company that notified dispatch that the inside sprinklers had been activated in an LDS chapel located on 3800 West Cody Drive.  “We … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Cedar City, UT – Kitchen fire in LDS chapel is “mostly extinguished” by automatic sprinkler system”

Federal Way, WA – Church fire cause by cigarette discarded in mulch controlled by sprinkler system

A Tuesday morning fire at Brooklake Church caused an estimated $150,000 worth of damage to the exterior of the building.  South King Fire & Rescue Captain Jeff Bellinghausen said there was no damage to … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Federal Way, WA – Church fire cause by cigarette discarded in mulch controlled by sprinkler system”

Killeen, TX – Early morning church fire contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

An early morning fire at Lifeway Fellowship Church in Killeen led to Sunday worship services being canceled, as fire, smoke and water damage forced church staff to close the building. “The alarm went off … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Killeen, TX – Early morning church fire contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

Lithia Springs, GA – Arsonists ignite donated food at church; Sprinkler system contains fire

A Georgia church is asking for food donations after an unknown number of people broke into its gym, started a fire and ruined donated food. The incident was reported last Saturday at the Lithia … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Lithia Springs, GA – Arsonists ignite donated food at church; Sprinkler system contains fire”

Kansas City, MO – Sprinkler system extinguishes church arson fire set by racist vandal

Someone broke into a predominantly black church in south Kansas City early Sunday morning, starting a small fire and leaving the front doors and windows defaced with racist graffiti, according to law enforcement officials.  … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Kansas City, MO – Sprinkler system extinguishes church arson fire set by racist vandal”

Methuen, MA – Sprinkler system helps firefighters control suspicious church fire

Officials are investigating a two-alarm fire that damaged the Christian Church Voice of Salvation at 5 Pleasant St. late Sunday. Deputy fire Chief Scott Sullivan said the blaze, reported at 10:22 p.m., is still … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Methuen, MA – Sprinkler system helps firefighters control suspicious church fire”

Modesto, CA – Sprinkler system keeps arson fire at church from spreading

Treading carefully through standing water in the basement of Christ Unity Baptist Church on Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. Nathaniel Green and his wife, Dorothea, were pained by more than just the damage done in … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Modesto, CA – Sprinkler system keeps arson fire at church from spreading”

Chattanooga, TN – Sprinkler system limits spread of early morning church fire

Fire officials say a sprinkler system saved a local church from burning down this morning. Chattanooga firefighters, responding to an alarm around 4:30 a.m. at Silverdale Baptist Academy at 7236 Bonny Oaks Drive, found … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Chattanooga, TN – Sprinkler system limits spread of early morning church fire”