Category Archives: School / University

NOTE – Residence Hall, Dormitory, and Fraternity-Sorority is included under Residential Category

Elnora, IN – Fire at elementary school suppressed by sprinkler system; School in session next day

Firefighters were called to North Daviess Elementary School Thursday evening. The Daviess County Sheriff's Department reports an alarm was sounded at 6:51 p.m. at the school at 5498 E. SR 58 and … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Elnora, IN – Fire at elementary school suppressed by sprinkler system; School in session next day”

New York, NY – Overnight fire in college residence hall extinguished by sprinkler system; Fire started in trash compactor room

At around 12:30 am last Monday night, or early Tuesday morning, a fire broke out at The Towers at CCNY, forcing all of its residents to evacuate. This event marks the second … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “New York, NY – Overnight fire in college residence hall extinguished by sprinkler system; Fire started in trash compactor room”

Madison, WI – Overnight fire at University of Wisconsin extinguished by sprinkler system

A fire in a room at Chamberlin Hall on the UW-Madison campus was extinguished by an automatic fire sprinkler Wednesday night, with nobody getting hurt in the fire. The fire was reported … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Madison, WI – Overnight fire at University of Wisconsin extinguished by sprinkler system”

Palo Alto, CA – Sprinkler system activated in fire at Stanford residential building

Note: On January 19, 2000, a fire in a dormitory at Seton Hall University tragically took the lives of three students and injured many more. The residence hall did not have a … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Palo Alto, CA – Sprinkler system activated in fire at Stanford residential building”

Normal, AL – Sprinkler system activates in overnight fire at university housing complex; No injuries reported

Note: On January 19, 2000, a fire in a dormitory at Seton Hall University tragically took the lives of three students and injured many more.  The residence hall did not have a sprinkler system.

The Foster Complex … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Normal, AL – Sprinkler system activates in overnight fire at university housing complex; No injuries reported”

Buckingham, PA – Fire at elementary school confined to one classroom by sprinkler system

A fire at Cold Spring Elementary School in Buckingham started in an unoccupied classroom on the second floor, township police said Thursday. Fire Marshal Jim Kettler is investigating the cause, they added. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Buckingham, PA – Fire at elementary school confined to one classroom by sprinkler system”

Knoxville, TN – Fire in on campus lab and classroom building is limited by sprinkler system

A small fire in Strong Hall last Saturday morning has resulted in some water damage on the second through fifth floors. The building and all of its labs are open today. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Knoxville, TN – Fire in on campus lab and classroom building is limited by sprinkler system”

Harrisburg, PA – Sprinkler system contained fire to school bathroom; No injuries reported

The Harrisburg Bureau of Fire responded to a small, contained fire Tuesday morning, in a second floor boys bathroom at Rowland Academy.

According to school district officials, students … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Harrisburg, PA – Sprinkler system contained fire to school bathroom; No injuries reported”

Rockton, IL – Fire at performing arts center extinguished by sprinkler system

No one was injured after a small fire erupted about 9:30 p.m. Sunday in back of the stage inside the Hononegah Community High School Performing Arts Center. The sprinkler system extinguished … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rockton, IL – Fire at performing arts center extinguished by sprinkler system”