Category Archives: Primary / Secondary School

Classroom fire contained by sprinkler system at high school (El Paso, TX)

A Molotov cocktail or incendiary device was thrown through a window at El Dorado High School early Sunday morning. The School District said the device started a fire which triggered a sprinkler system. The classroom, which is used to teach English courses, should be cleaned up and operational by Wednesday.Continue Reading »

School fire extinguished by sprinkler system, students returned to class within the hour (Bracebridge, ON)

Students at Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School were evacuated briefly this morning following a fire in the school’s woodworking shop. The fire was reported at 10 a.m., and was soon extinguished by the school sprinkler system. Students were evacuated as a precaution, but returned to class within the hour.Continue Reading »

Sprinkler system puts out fire at middle school, 1,300 students and 80 staff evacuate safely (Temple, AZ)

A fire at Tempe’s Kyrene Middle School caused the evacuation of about 1,300 students and 80 staff members on Thursday morning. A teacher noticed smoke coming out of a classroom at the school moments before the sprinkler system was activated and the fire was put out.Continue Reading »