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Mount Prospect, IL – Two recent fires highlight importance of automatic fire sprinklers

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October 24, 2015 at approximately 5:58 p.m., the Mount Prospect Fire Department responded to an activated fire alarm in the building at 1751 Linneman Road. As firefighters were investigating the activated fire alarm, they discovered an activated sprinkler was controlling a vehicle fire inside the building.Continue Reading »

South Williamsport, PA – Sprinkler system quickly suppresses fire at care home; No injuries reported

Insinger’s Personal Care Home, 6 E. Central Ave. in South Williamsport, was safely evacuated when a small fire broke out in a second-floor bedroom about 7:50 p.m. Wednesday. The home’s sprinkler system quickly extinguished the fire, which involved some linen, fire officials said.Continue Reading »

Daytona Beach, FL – Mattress fire at residential building put out by sprinkler system

Firefighters responded to a mattress fire at the Three Oaks Inn at 331 S. Palmetto Ave. about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday. The fire is believed to have started because of someone smoking in bed, Daytona Beach fire spokeswoman Julie Maddux said. The building’s sprinkler system put the fire out.Continue Reading »

Mount Clemens, MI – Fire at shelter for women and children extinguished with help from sprinkler system

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An accidental fire at the new Turning Point shelter in Mount Clemens on Sunday afternoon sent about 40 resident women and children scurrying outside for safety. Continue Reading »

Fire at children’s home put out by sprinkler system (Farmington, MO)

A fire at a children’s home over the weekend is still under investigation. The fire, which is being ruled as accidental, began on Saturday night. Fire crews were called and assisted by the fire sprinkler system, the fire was eliminated. Residents of the affected area were evacuated safely, and no injuries were reported.Continue Reading »