Just before firefighters were going to release water on the fire, the home’s sprinkler system kicked on and extinguished the fire in about 15 seconds, according to the fire district. Everyone evacuated from the home and there were no injuries.… Continue Reading »
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 »
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 »
The sprinkler system kept sofa fire in family room under control at a Lincolnwood, IL residence.
**NO MEDIA COVERAGE FOUND – FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED**… Continue Reading »