Category Archives: Primary / Secondary School

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 »

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 »