Category Archives: Residential High Rise

Silver Spring, MD – Residential high-rise fire contained by sprinkler system

A residential apartment fire at 1220 East West Highway was contained by a sprinkler system on Dec. 29 in Silver Spring. That’s the word from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Silver Spring, MD – Residential high-rise fire contained by sprinkler system”

Chicago, IL – (NO MEDIA COVERAGE) High-rise condominium fire controlled by sprinklers

*** No Media Coverage - Contractor Reported ***   - A grease fire on an electric stove in an interior one-bedroom condo on the 23rd floor started on Saturday evening (12/20/14).  The owner attempted to extinguish … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Chicago, IL – (NO MEDIA COVERAGE) High-rise condominium fire controlled by sprinklers”

Kitchen fire at senior high-rise apartment building suppressed with help from sprinkler system (Owensboro, KY)

The call that every Owensboro firefighter fears came in at 12:07 a.m. Saturday: A fire on the 16th floor of Roosevelt House I, 2920 Yale Place.  "It was a kitchen fire," Chief … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Kitchen fire at senior high-rise apartment building suppressed with help from sprinkler system (Owensboro, KY)”

Sprinklers save lives and property at high rise housing facility (New Bedford, MA)

At about 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 2, a fire broke out on the ninth floor of a housing complex which houses mostly elderly or disabled tenants. The fire was quickly extinguished by … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinklers save lives and property at high rise housing facility (New Bedford, MA)”

Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in lower parking garage of high-rise building (Chicago, IL)

** NO MEDIA COVERAGE - FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED **
Early this morning, the Chicago Fire Department reported that a fire sprinkler system in the Franklin Center commercial high-rise … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in lower parking garage of high-rise building (Chicago, IL)”

Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in fourth floor high rise apartment (Houston, TX)

Investigators believe Christmas decorations started a fire in a high rise in downtown Houston. Firefighters with the Houston Fire Department said they spotted smoke coming from the fourth floor of Houston Center, but the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in fourth floor high rise apartment (Houston, TX)”

Sprinkler system extinguishes fire at high-rise apartment building (Boise, ID)

Boise firefighters responded with a full high-rise response after an alarm from the 15th floor of the Grove Hotel. The alarm and sprinklers were apparently activated by a candle burning in a Halloween decoration … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system extinguishes fire at high-rise apartment building (Boise, ID)”