Category Archives: Recycling / Waste Facility

Waste processing plant fire squelched by fire sprinkler system (Oak Ridge, TN)

Despite the fire which occurred in a waste processing plant the night of June 23, no hazardous materials were emitted. When fire crews arrived to the scene of the incident, the fire had … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Waste processing plant fire squelched by fire sprinkler system (Oak Ridge, TN)”

Fire at recycling center contained by fire sprinklers (Grand Prairie, TX)

A warehouse that recycles paper, plastic, and cardboard caught on fire in the middle of the night on June 11. According to fire crews, the fire could have quickly spread out of control, but the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire at recycling center contained by fire sprinklers (Grand Prairie, TX)”

Sprinkler system aids firefighters at disposal and recycling facility fire (Spokane Valley, WA)

Fire crews responded to a fire in a large garbage pile outside a disposal and recycling facility. The sprinklers went off in the building, which authorities said likely saved the building.Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system aids firefighters at disposal and recycling facility fire (Spokane Valley, WA)”

Sprinkler system controlled fire at waste management building (Kentville, NS)

Kentville firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the Valley Waste Resource main depot on the Donald E. Hiltz Connector Road. Firefighters received the alarm around 3:30 a.m. On their arrival, they … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system controlled fire at waste management building (Kentville, NS)”

Sprinkler system aids firefighters at recycling plant fire (Hazelwood, MO)

No one was hurt in the three-alarm fire, which started about 3:30 p.m. at the Republic Services plant in the 6600 block of Byassee Drive, just north of Lambert International Airport. Hazelwood Fire Chief … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system aids firefighters at recycling plant fire (Hazelwood, MO)”

Sprinkler system controls fire at recycling center (Columbia, MO)

The fire was in a paper storage area and when firefighters got to the scene the automated sprinkler system had already been activated. Firefighters said the sprinkler system kept the fire under control until they … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system controls fire at recycling center (Columbia, MO)”

Sprinkler Systems Save 3 Pearland Homes in January (Pearland, TX)

The Pearland Fire Department has experienced a busy start to the New Year, officials said. Firefighters have responded to three structure fires since Jan. 1 that have been saved by fire sprinkler systems.Continue Reading » “Sprinkler Systems Save 3 Pearland Homes in January (Pearland, TX)”

Sprinklers Mitigate Damage in Recycling Center Fire (Lufkin, TX)

"When we arrived on scene, there were flames visible, but the fire was contained because of the sprinkler system,” Lufkin Fire Marshal Capt. Steve McCool said. “If not for the sprinkler system, the fire … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers Mitigate Damage in Recycling Center Fire (Lufkin, TX)”