Category Archives: Other – School / University

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”

Westmont, IL – Sprinkler system activated for fire at school bus depot

A bus depot caught fire in Westmont after a worker used a torch that accidentally ignited a seat on a school bus Wednesday. Firefighters rushed to First Student Bus Company at 250 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Westmont, IL – Sprinkler system activated for fire at school bus depot”

Lewisville, TX – Fire in sawdust collector at career center is suppressed by sprinkler system

The Dale Jackson Career Center in Lewisville on Edmonds Lane was evacuated Wednesday after a fire broke out in a sawdust collection system on the south side of the building.  Students and staff were … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Lewisville, TX – Fire in sawdust collector at career center is suppressed by sprinkler system”

Downington, PA – Fire at STEM Academy contained to science lab with help from sprinkler system

Downingtown STEM Academy reopened last Tuesday after a Monday night fire closed the building down on Monday.  The incident occurred Monday night at some point before 9 p.m., authorities said.  More than 100 firefighters … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Downington, PA – Fire at STEM Academy contained to science lab with help from sprinkler system”

San Antonio, TX – Fire at school bus garage put out with help from sprinkler system

An early morning fire damaged a Northeast ISD bus barn on Monday.  The fire broke out around 4:30 a.m. and at one point, 25 fire units were called out to the location at the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “San Antonio, TX – Fire at school bus garage put out with help from sprinkler system”

Henrico, VA – Overnight fire at public school learning center is put out with help from sprinkler system

A fire at the New Bridge Learning Center will keep the Henrico Public Schools facility closed on Friday after a fire early Thursday. A Henrico fire official says the blaze in the 5900 block … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Henrico, VA – Overnight fire at public school learning center is put out with help from sprinkler system”

Greeley, CO – Off-campus apartment fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries

Four students were displaced from their homes Tuesday after a fire in one apartment touched off the sprinklers at the Arlington Park Apartments. Greeley firefighters were called around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday to a … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Greeley, CO – Off-campus apartment fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries”

State College, PA – Late night fire at off-campus student apartments halted by sprinkler system

Some local college students narrowly avoided a disaster when their apartment building almost went up in flames.  A blaze broke out just after 11:30 Wednesday night in building Q at the Lion's crossing … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “State College, PA – Late night fire at off-campus student apartments halted by sprinkler system”

Sprinkler system activates in off-campus apartment building fire (East Lansing, MI)

No one was hurt but a dozen apartment units were damaged by the fire Sunday evening at the Landings at Chandler Crossings apartment complex, located off campus from Michigan State University.  East Lansing … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system activates in off-campus apartment building fire (East Lansing, MI)”

Sprinkler system extinguishes fire at Montessori School (Fremont, CA)

Students and staff at a Fremont Montessori school were unharmed after an oven caught fire Thursday afternoon, fire officials said. Arriving crews learned that the fire was already extinguished by the sprinkler system … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system extinguishes fire at Montessori School (Fremont, CA)”