Category Archives: Residential

Hartford, VT – Sprinklers contain fire at historic manor converted into low-income apartments

Firefighters responded to a fire on Monday in Hillcrest Manor, a historic home that has been converted into nine low-income apartments. Hartford Fire Chief Scott Cooney said in a public statement that no one was injured in the second-story apartment that caught fire shortly before 1:30 p.m.Continue Reading »

Pearland, TX – (NO MEDIA COVERAGE) Single sprinkler head extinguishes apartment kitchen fire

*** NO MEDIA COVERAGE — FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED *** On January 13 at approximately 12:30 the Pearland Fire Department responded to the Stonepost Apartments at 12400 Shadow Creek Parkway for a fire alarm. Upon arrival the first responding engine company found one activated fire sprinkler head in the kitchen in one of the apartments that extinguished the fire on the stovetop with some charring to the microwave above.… Continue Reading »

Ithaca, NY – Fire on 10th floor of on-campus residential high rise contained by sprinkler system

Firefighters from the Ithaca Fire Department were called to Ithaca College campus for a fire in a dorm room on the 10th floor of the East Tower high-rise. Fire officials credit a working sprinkler and fire alarm system for keeping the fire from spreading from the one dorm room.… Continue Reading »

Watertown, MA – Sprinkler system activates to help control blaze at apartment building

7:11 a.m. Officers were called to 55 Waverley Ave. for the report of a fire alarm activation. Upon arrival, police and the Watertown Fire Department investigated smoke coming from an area between the third and fourth floors of the building. The fire was identified to have started in the trash room of the building and, because of the smoke from the fire, the building’s sprinkler system was activated.… Continue Reading »

Houston, TX (No Media Coverage) – Laundry room fire at senior living facility contained by sprinkler system

***NO MEDIA – FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED*** On 1/22 at approximately 9:00 p.m. a fire occurred at a senior living apartment complex. A fire occurred in the laundry room of a resident’s apartment (dryer fire). One sprinkler head activated, and contained the fire to the laundry room.… Continue Reading »