Category Archives: Apartment Building

Sprinklers control apartment fire above restaurant (Media, PA)

Lower Merion Chief Fire Officer Charles McGarvey said the resident of the apartment had left a pot on the stove then gone out. The sprinkler activated and kept the fire in check until firefighters arrived.”I am convinced if  it had not been for those sprinklers, we’d still be there,”  McGarvey said Wednesday morning.Continue Reading »

Fire at apartment building extinguished by building’s sprinkler system (East Bay, RI)

A small fire broke out inside an apartment at Franklin Court Independent Living Community at around noon on Friday, prompting “all available manpower” to be called to the scene. By the time firefighters arrived, the building’s sprinkler system had been activated and the fire had been extinguished.Continue Reading »