A flash fire damaged a Chicago public school this weekend on the North Side, just two weeks before the first day of class. The fire broke out in the third-floor gym of Burley Elementary School, 1630 W. Barry Ave., on Saturday in the Lakeview neighborhood.… Continue Reading »
Officials with the St. Landry Parish School Board have announced that Eunice Elementary will be closed tomorrow Wednesday, August 15 due to this morning’s fire. The school board says that safety assessment procedures will be ongoing tomorrow at the school. All 12-month employees will be required to report to work and the principal will contact staff members to let them know when or if they should report to work on Wednesday. … Continue Reading »
The La Crosse Fire Department responded to a fire call at 6:47 p.m. Thursday evening at UW La Crosse Eagle Hall. An investigation revealed that an electrical fan malfunctioned directly below a sprinkler head, fire officials said. The sprinkler contained the fire and crews were able to search the building and ventilate the smoke. … Continue Reading »
A classroom at Vartan Gregorian Elementary School on Wickenden Street sustained major damage in a fire Wednesday morning, officials said. Providence fire officials said no civilians or firefighters were hurt in the blaze, which came in at about 9:35 a.m. Five staff members were in the building, but were unharmed, fire officials said. … Continue Reading »
<No Media Coverage – Fire Department Reported> A single sprinkler head extinguished a fire in the Rocky Mountain High School gym late on the night of July 28th. The fire, caused by improperly discarded oily rags from a gym floor refinishing project, activated the sprinkler and alarm system.… Continue Reading »
North Kitsap Fire & Rescue crews responded to a fire at Squamish Elementary School at 11:51 p.m. Wednesday night that officials say was the result of someone setting a couch on fire just outside the school.
A fire started in Concord-Carlisle Regional High School the morning of Tuesday, July 31 at approximately 5:40, according to district spokesman Tom Lucey. Members of the Concord Fire Department and the state fire marshal were still investigating the incident, but the officials suspect electrical equipment associated with a fish tank caused the fire. … Continue Reading »