Category Archives: Residential

Residential fire sprinkler system successfully extinguishes house fire (Lake Havasu City, AZ)

Lake Havasu City Fire Department responded to a fire early Sunday at a newly constructed residence.  During the fire, the home’s fire protection system successfully doused flames inside the home after two fire sprinkler heads were activated, one in a hallway and the second within a bedroom. Continue Reading »

Sprinkler system aids firefighters in high-rise apartment fire (Daytona Beach, FL)

Daytona Beach firefighters said the woman was sleeping in a 12-story high-rise apartment building off of South Beach Street about 7 p.m. when the bed caught on fire from the lit cigarette. The building’s sprinkler system put out the blaze just as firefighters arrived, said David Newell, a spokesman with the department.Continue Reading »

Sprinklers allow time for successful evacuation of nursing home during fire (Attica, IN)

All of the 43 residents and three staff members were evacuated after a fire broke out in one of the rooms in the north wing, according to Attica fire Chief Ed O’Farrell. “I feel the staff took charge of the situation and collaborated well with the departments,” said Gustus, “The residents were evacuated outside, warm and secure within minutes.”Continue Reading »