It took firefighters about 45 minutes Sunday to put out a fire at a company in the industrial park.A report of a fire at UniFirst Corporation, 2400 Industrial St., came in at 11:20 p.m. Sunday, Wisconsin Rapids Fire Capt. Bob Barteck said.… Continue Reading »
Investigators have identified lint buildup in a dryer as the cause of the Thursday, June 14 Newington strip mall fire, the Fairfax County County and Rescue Department says. Fire sprinklers saved the middle unit strip mall business in the 8000 block of Rolling Road from significant damage.… Continue Reading »
A fire at an Austin landmark appears to have been intentionally set. 36-year-old Matthew James Caldwell is in custody, charged with 2nd degree arson. Damage to The Austin Club from fire, smoke and water is expected to top $100,000.
A fire caused extensive smoke and water damage to the offices of a prominent law firm in an iconic high-rise building downtown early Saturday, according to fire officials. Paul E. Voegelin, chief operating officer at Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, said Saturday that the firm will reopen for business on Monday as usual thanks to the quick response of firefighters and property management. … Continue Reading »
A sprinkler system saved a New Kensington business from a potentially devastating blaze after a bin of overheated mop heads spontaneously combusted late Wednesday, according to firefighters. The call came in for an automatic fire alarm at the UniFirst Corp., 1150 Second Ave., about 11:45 p.m. … Continue Reading »
*** Fire Department Reported – No Media Coverage *** (May 31, 2018) – At 11:35 a.m. Sedona Fire District was dispatched to the Stormaster Storage Units located at 2300 Shelby Dr. for a storage unit on fire. Upon arrival crews discovered that the fire had been extinguished by the buildings fire sprinkler system.… Continue Reading »