Category Archives: School / University

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

Fire sprinklers keep fire at university from spreading (Manchester, NH)

Fire sprinklers suppressed a fire which began under an aquarium in one of the offices at the University of Southern New Hampshire. Deputy Fire Chief Mark Pelletier said the sprinkler system activated in the office, which kept the flames from spreading to other areas of the building, including the college’s main computer server located across the hall.Continue Reading »

Sprinkler system puts out fire in high school wood shop (Broadview Heights, OH)

The Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School will be closed Friday after a fire erupted in a wood shop class Thursday, according to the high school’s website.  Broadview Heights Fire Chief Jeffrey Hajek said that the fire broke out about 4:15 p.m.  The sprinkler system was activated and put out the fire. Continue Reading »

Sprinkler system douses fire at high school (Hitchcock, TX)

A Southeast Texas school has reopened a day after a clothes dryer fire sent smoke into the building and forced cancellation of classes. Authorities say the school’s sprinkler system helped douse the flames.  Hitchcock police say students and staff were evacuated, nobody was hurt and damage was limited to the dryer area.Continue Reading »

Fire sprinklers control school fire (Des Moines, IA)

A fire that broke out in a high school art room was suppressed by the building’s fire sprinkler system. According to Pleasant Hill Fire Department Chief Reylon Meeks, the fire was mostly extinguished before before fire crews arrived. Associate Superintendent Joe Horton said of the fire sprinkler system, “The upside is no kids, nobody in the building, nobody got hurt.Continue Reading »