Category Archives: Residential

Aberdeen, MD – Arson fire at town home contained to basement area by sprinkler system

Investigators are looking for information from the community about fires that were set at two adjoining townhouses early Friday afternoon.  Firefighters from the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company and surrounding companies were dispatched at 12:16 p.m. for a dwelling fire after a passerby observed smoke coming from 503 Cool Breeze Circle in the Holly Woods development off of Philadelphia Road, according to a news release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Continue Reading »

Richmond, TX – (No Media Coverage) Apartment kitchen fire contained by single sprinkler; No injuries to civilians or firefighters

** Fire Department Reported – No Media Coverage ** On 11/05/2018 at approximately 1900 hours. Investigators responded to an apartment located at 1901 WATERSIDE VILLAGE Drive Richmond, TX 77407 for an oven fire in the apartment. The fire activated one sprinkler head, which contained the fire to the oven.… Continue Reading »

Plum, PA – Fire in senior apartment building contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Multiple fire departments responded to a stove top fire in a senior citizens apartment building in Plum shortly before noon on Sunday, according to authorities.  Residents of the four-story building along the 600 block of Repp Road were evacuated as smoke filled the building. Continue Reading »

Clear Lake, IA – Sprinkler system extinguishes kitchen fire in condominium; No injuries reported

A stove top grease fire at a condominium complex was put out before firefighters could arrive Monday night. The Clear Lake Fire Department was called to The Harborage Pilot House on North Shore Drive around 8:44 pm. Three engine companies, 18 firefighters, and one ambulance responded, with another engine company and five firefighters from Ventura being sent for mutual aid.Continue Reading »

Conroe, TX – (no media coverage – fire dept reported) Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by single sprinkler

The City of Conroe Fire Department was notified of an apartment fire at 2951 N Loop  336 W (The Retreat Apartments) at approximately 4:09 p.m. on October 23, 2018.  Conroe Firefighters arrived at approximately 4:16 p.m. and discovered that there had been a cooking  fire in the kitchen of one of the apartment units which activated a single fire sprinkler head and  extinguished the fire. … Continue Reading »

Pearland, TX – (NO MEDIA COVERAGE) Single sprinkler head extinguishes apartment kitchen grease fire; No injuries reported

*** NO MEDIA COVERAGE — FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED *** On October 28, 2018, Pearland Fire Department responded to a reported apartment fire in the 2200 block of Business Center. When units arrived to the 3-story apartment building, they found the fire alarm activated and water flowing on the fire sprinkler system.… Continue Reading »

Manchester, NH – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in extinguishing dryer fire at apartment complex

A dryer fire forced evacuation of several units at 471 Silver St. on Sunday.  The fire was reported at about 2:47 p.m. , and companies arrived to find smoke showing from a four-story mill multi-unit apartment building. The source of the fire was the first-floor laundry room. Continue Reading »