Category Archives: Office Building

Sprinklers controlled kitchen fire at residential and commercial building (Iowa City, IA)

The main body of the fire, contained to the underside of a kitchen counter, was controlled by the sprinkler system. The rest of the fire was extinguished within 15 minutes.  Though occupants were evacuated … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers controlled kitchen fire at residential and commercial building (Iowa City, IA)”

Sprinkler system contains fire at medical office building (Palm Springs, FL)

A fire started by a plumber’s torch damaged attic space and a vacant suite in a medical office building, according to the Palm Springs Fire Department. He said the building’s sprinkler system went … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system contains fire at medical office building (Palm Springs, FL)”

Sprinkler system assists firefighters during office building fire (Columbia, MO)

Fire fighters searched the building for the fire and within 15 minutes located and extinguished a fire in the attic space between the third-floor ceiling and the roof of the building. A fire sprinkler … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system assists firefighters during office building fire (Columbia, MO)”

Fire at accounting office extignished by sprinkler system (Montreal, QC)

The Montreal police arson squad is investigating after someone launched a Molotov cocktail into an accountant's office in one of the city’s northeast boroughs.  The building's sprinkler system activated and quickly put out … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire at accounting office extignished by sprinkler system (Montreal, QC)”

Fire at office building controlled by single sprinkler (Lake Zurich, IL)

At 2012 hours on April 17, 2012, the Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department received a fire alarm from the Offices of Deer Park Office building. Upon arrival it was discovered that one sprinkler head had activated outside … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire at office building controlled by single sprinkler (Lake Zurich, IL)”