Category Archives: Recycling / Waste Facility

Morris, IL – Fire at electronics recycling facility suppressed by sprinkler system

There were no injuries reported Monday afternoon at a fire on Armstrong Street in Morris. Fire crews received a call about a sprinkler activation at 4:34 p.m. at First America Metal, Morris Deputy Chief … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Morris, IL – Fire at electronics recycling facility suppressed by sprinkler system”

Brockton, MA – Fire at recycling and waste management facility doused by sprinkler system

The sprinkler system at Champion City Recovery did its job early Sunday morning, containing a fire at the transfer station before firefighters arrived. Fire officials responded to the scene at 138 Wilder St. at … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Brockton, MA – Fire at recycling and waste management facility doused by sprinkler system”

Brampton, ON, Canada – Overnight fire at recycling business limited by sprinkler system

Brampton firefighters were called to a tire recycling business on Bramwin Court for a fire in the early morning hours Wednesday (March 28).  As the first firefighters arrived around 4 a.m., they called for … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Brampton, ON, Canada – Overnight fire at recycling business limited by sprinkler system”

Rockland Key, FL – Early morning fire at waste management facility controlled by sprinkler system

Monroe County Fire Rescue responded at 3:17 a.m. Thursday to a fire inside the City of Key West’s transfer station at 125 Toppino Industrial Drive on Rockland Key. The fire was put out just … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rockland Key, FL – Early morning fire at waste management facility controlled by sprinkler system”

Duncan, OK – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling potentially dangerous blaze at waste facility

A small fire broke out at approximately 7 p.m. Wednesday at Waste Connections, apparently caused by a chemical reaction in a pile of trash workers had recently dumped at the site. Duncan Fire Chief … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Duncan, OK – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling potentially dangerous blaze at waste facility”

Royal Oak, MI – Sprinkler system helps minimize fire damage at recycling center

Firefighters extinguished a blaze at Royal Oak Recycling after officials say a fire broke out there Wednesday afternoon and workers were evacuated. Royal Oak firefighters were called to the recycling facility about 12:50 p.m. Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Royal Oak, MI – Sprinkler system helps minimize fire damage at recycling center”

Moraine, OH – Sprinkler system keeps fire in check at garbage hub transfer station

The garbage hub for Montgomery County is back in business after being shut down much of Thursday from a trash fire believed to have been caused by recently dumped, smoldering materials. The county’s Solid … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Moraine, OH – Sprinkler system keeps fire in check at garbage hub transfer station”

Victoria, BC, Canada – Fire at cardboard recycling plant contained by sprinkler system

Victoria Fire Department crews kept a fire at a plant filled with cardboard to be recycled from spreading Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters responded to a structure fire call at Cascades Recovery in the 2800 block … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Victoria, BC, Canada – Fire at cardboard recycling plant contained by sprinkler system”

Fairfax, VA – Sprinkler system assist firefighters in controlling recycling center fire

Firefighters from Fire Station 30 in Fairfax County responded to the report of a fire early Sunday morning, at the Merrifield Recycling Center, according to the Fairfax County Fire & Police Department.  Units arrived … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fairfax, VA – Sprinkler system assist firefighters in controlling recycling center fire”

Holyoke, MA – Fire at wire recycling center kept in check by sprinkler system

An early morning fire at Valley Mill Wire caused minor damages, and a fire spokesman said the combination of an overhead sprinkler system and a functioning alarm system helped to limit the size … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Holyoke, MA – Fire at wire recycling center kept in check by sprinkler system”