Category Archives: School / University

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Sprinkler system extinguishes fire at high school (Chillicothe, IL)

Elementary school kitchen fire contained by sprinkler system (Walla Walla, WA)

City of Walla Walla fire fighters, with the assistance of Fire District 4 and College Place Fire Department, responded to a fire in the kitchen and cafeteria area at Blue Ridge Elementary School in Walla Walla.  The school’s fire sprinkler system activated to help contain the fire. Continue Reading »

Sprinkler system controls fire at elementary school (Westwood, NJ)

Authorities are investigating an Aug. 9 fire at Brookside Elementary that they believe was caused by a hot water heater in the school’s boiler room, Westwood Fire Chief Jaymee Hodges said.  “The room’s fire sprinkler kept the fire under control until firefighters could secure the gas,” he said.Continue Reading »