Category Archives: Townhouse / Condominium

Louisville, KY – Apartment kitchen fire contained with help from sprinkler system

A 3-alarm fire forced residents to evacuate the Brown Suburban Condominium Homes Thursday night. Firefighters responded to the fire at the condo at 3320 Bardstown Road near Goldsmith Lane around 9 o’clock. The fire started in an apartment on the third floor and was contained to that unit, but smoke filled the hallways, and residents were forced to evacuate.Continue Reading »

Salisbury, MD – Residential fire caused by lightning strike extinguished with help from sprinkler system

The Office of the State Fire Marshal says they responded to reports of a home fire in Salisbury, Tuesday morning.  Around 9 AM, the owner of the home, located on Stream Valley Court, noticed fire damage, called it in, and the Salisbury Fire Department became the first responders. Continue Reading »

Daly City, CA – Residential sprinkler system helps firefighters extinguish townhouse fire

Three residents were displaced by a structure fire reported in Daly City Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency crews were dispatched to a townhouse in the 300 block of Michelle Lane to find flames coming from the rear deck.

As they entered the home they determined that the fire had spread into the family room and attic.Continue Reading »

Lincolnshire, IL – Trash room fire in residential condominium building extinguished by single sprinkler

“Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District received a fire alarm for a 5 story residential condo building. Crews found a waterflow activation for the trash room. Once inside they found that a single sprinkler had controlled and extinguished a small fire in the dumpster at the bottom of the trash chute.… Continue Reading »

Kelowna, BC, Canada – Sprinklers help knock down flames in early morning townhouse fire

An early morning structure fire in Kelowna has caused damage to at least one suite in a three storey townhouse.

The Kelowna Fire Department received a call about the fire around 6:28 a.m. on Friday. When crews arrived on scene they spotted a fire on the roof of a townhouse on Ambrosi Road.Continue Reading »

Middletown, NJ – Sprinkler system contains residential fire to single room; No injuries

At 3:05 PM on Wednesday March 16, 2016, the Middletown Township Fire Department was dispatched to a “fire alarm” at Building 2, Unit 210 Wedgewood Circle in the Belford section of the Township.  Approximately 25 firefighters from 3 companies of the Middletown Township Fire Department (Belford Engine, Belford Independent and Community Fire Companies), under the command of Department Deputy Chief Anthony Citaralla, responded to the scene. Continue Reading »

Abingdon, MD – Sprinkler contains townhouse fire to room of origin

A smoke alarm and sprinkler system helped contain fire in Abingdon last Monday morning, authorities said. An extension cord accidentally sparked a fire Monday morning in Abingdon that displaced four people, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.  A smoke alarm and sprinkler system helped minimize the damage and allow the man who found the fire to escape safely, authorities said.Continue Reading »