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Fire at gun range controlled by sprinkler system (Las Vegas, NV)

The Clark County Fire Department was called to a fire at a gun range late Friday night. Officials said two men were doing maintenance welding work in a gun range inside the building, when air filtering material caught fire. Building sprinklers helped keep the fire in check while firefighters quickly extinguished remaining hot spots.Continue Reading »

Commercial building fire extinguished by sprinkler system (Santa Rosa, CA)

Firefighters responded to a fire at a commercial building in Santa Rosa on Monday night that was related to a marijuana grow operation, fire officials said.  The fire had burned in a room that contained a marijuana grow, but the flames had been extinguished by a single sprinkler head, according to the fire department. Continue Reading »

Printing business fire contained thanks to sprinkler system (Lake Zurich, IL)

The owner of a Lake Zurich company was able to escape his business as it filled with smoke due to a machine fire Thursday afternoon, officials said. The fire started in a laser printing machine inside the business at 75 Oakwood Road at about 3:35 p.m., and was contained to the machine thanks to a sprinkler system, said Lake Zurich Fire Chief David Wheelock.Continue Reading »

Laboratory fire contained by sprinkler system (Hayward, CA)

The fire at the Seeo company was reported about 3:30 p.m., said Hayward fire Capt. Thor Poulsen. About 25 employees were evacuated from the facility in the 3900 block of Trust Way, at Eden Landing Road, he said. Investigators found a plastic bucket of hexane burning in a laboratory, said Poulsen, who described the chemical as an alcohol-type liquid fuel.Continue Reading »