Category Archives: Apartment Building

Fargo, ND – Third floor deck fire at apartment building contained by sprinkler system

At 3:31 p.m. Sunday, the Fargo Fire Department responded to a report of a deck on fire at 2560 55th Street South. The first arriving crew investigated and found smoke and flames coming from a 3rd floor deck. The deck fire was controlled and contained to a small area by an external fire protection sprinkler system. Continue Reading »

Sterling, IL – (Fire Dept. Reported) Bathroom fire in loft apartment building extinguished by single sprinkler

** No Media Coverage – Fire Department Reported **

Date: September 13, 2018
Time: 20:53
Location: 218 First Avenue, Sterling, Illinois
Property: Lawrence Lofts – 5 story residential structure
Sprinklers Activated: 1

Event details:
Dispatched to a water flow alarm at five-story residential structure.… Continue Reading »

Westbrook, ME – Automatic sprinkler system extinguishes apartment kitchen fire; No injuries reported

A cooking fire in a Westbrook apartment building displaced 16 people on Friday morning, but no one was injured.  Fire Chief Andrew Turcotte said the fire on Walker Street started in a second-floor kitchen just before 9 a.m. The heat triggered the sprinkler system in that unit, so the flames had been extinguished when Westbrook fire crews arrived on scene. Continue Reading »

Gainesville, FL – Apartment kitchen fire contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Gainesville Fire Rescue responded to a report of a kitchen fire in an apartment complex Saturday night. Crews arrived at the Gainesville Place Apartments on SW 35th Place at 10:20 p.m. and found an apartment filled with smoke. Residents reported that they had a fire on the stove in the kitchen of the apartment.Continue Reading »