Category Archives: Retail

Marrero, LA – Fire at Walmart store controlled with help from sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Firefighters responded to a fire at the Walmart in Marrero this morning.  Chief Don Robertson of the Marrero Harvey Fire Department said his firefighters were on the scene within one minute of the alarm going out.  The store’s sprinkler system was already engaged, Robertson said, and the blaze was fully contained within four minutes. Continue Reading »

Tulsa, OK – Sprinkler system helps control intentionally set fire during armed robbery, stand-off with police

Police are questioning a man they arrested after a three-hour standoff at the Dollar General near Admiral and Harvard.
Investigators say Treveon Vaughn also confessed to several other robberies this year.  Police said around 8:00 Friday morning, a man armed with a gun and dressed in black went into the store to rob it.Continue Reading »

Waikele, HI – Sprinkler system extinguishes electrical fire at outlet mall

Firefighters responded to an electrical fire at the Waikele Center in Central Oahu today.

At around 11:20 a.m., 21 firefighters were dispatched to the center at 94-849 Lumiaina St., across from the Waikele Premium Outlets.

The Fire Department said the fire was caused by an electrical short but was extinguished upon arrival by a sprinkler system.Continue Reading »