Category Archives: Residential

Stanford, CA – Sprinkler system activates to help control dorm fire at Stanford University; No injuries reported and damage limited

Around 6:30 p.m. last Sunday night, residents of Ujamaa House in the Lagunita residential complex were evacuated after a fire was reported in a resident’s room. According to Bec Smith ’20, Palo Alto Fire Department said the fire originated from an electrical wiring issue. Continue Reading »

Starkville, MS – Sprinkler system activates in on-campus dorm room fire; No injuries reported

Mississippi State University officials say no one was hurt by a fire in a dormitory room.  The fire happened Sunday night on the third floor of Oak Hall on the Starkville campus.  The university said in a news release Monday that in addition to damage in the room where the fire occurred, about 30 other rooms were damaged. Continue Reading »

Vallejo, CA – No injuries in middle-of-night apartment fire contained by sprinkler system

More than 40 people were displaced after a major fire broke out early Saturday at a four-story apartment building in downtown Vallejo, officials said.  The blaze struck about 12:30 a.m. at a building on the 500 block of Georgia Street called Kimberly Apartments, according to the Vallejo Fire Department.Continue Reading »

Sacramento, CA – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in extinguishing restaurant kitchen fire; Apartments above restaurant unaffected

A stove top fire at Localis restaurant in midtown Sacramento on Tuesday morning was contained to the kitchen by firefighters, but mop up from smoke and water damage could sideline the dining spot for several days.  Firefighters were called to the eatery on S Street at 21st Street at 9:07 a.m.Continue Reading »

Ferndale, MI – Fire in 68-unit apartment building for elderly, disabled, and low income residents extinguished by sprinkler system

At about 8:30 pm last Monday night some residents of Withington West apartments were evacuated due to a fire that started in a fourth floor apartment.  Withington West is a 68-unit property of the Ferndale Housing Commission. It is home to elderly, disabled and low income residents.Continue Reading »

Saint John’s, NL, Canada – Pizzeria fire in building with apartments above is extinguished by sprinkler system

A Saint John restaurant remains closed after it was damaged by fire early Saturday morning. Crews from the Saint John fire department responded to call at Pomodori Pizzeria at 34 Canterbury Street, located in the city’s uptown.  There are apartments upstairs in the three-storey structure. Continue Reading »