Category Archives: Storage / Warehouse

Everett, WA – Plastic fire in warehouse knocked down by sprinkler system

Saturday afternoon Everett Firefighters were called to a warehouse in the 7200 Block of Hardeson Road in southwest Everett to a report of a fire alarm.

The first engine in found smoke coming from a large industrial building. Firefighters entered and found the sprinkler system had knocked down a fire in some plastic material.Continue Reading »

Hamilton, ON, Canada – Sprinkler system helps limit damage, saves structure in food warehouse fire

The facility where all food for Fortino’s supermarkets is stored and packaged suffered heavy smoke damage after a multiple-alarm fire broke out in a back storage area Friday morning.  Firefighters were called to the commercial building on Rymal Road East around 9:22 a.m.Continue Reading »

Medford, OR – Warehouse fire controlled by sprinkler system; Fire kept small minimizing damage

A well maintained sprinkler system helps keeps warehouse fire small in Medford last Thursday.  At 7:53 p.m. Medford Fire-Rescue responded to a an alarm sounding on the 500 block of S. Front Street. When firefighters arrived they found a warehouse with the smell of smoke and the fire sprinklers were on. Continue Reading »

Waterbury, VT – Warehouse fire is kept from spreading by automatic sprinkler system

Officials are investigating what sparked a warehouse fire in Waterbury.  Waterbury Fire Chief Gary Dillon said crews were called to 35 Foundry Street just after 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.  Dillon said the fire started on the outside of the warehouse, and eventually spread to the inside of the building. Continue Reading »

Pleasantville, NJ – Warehouse fire contained by sprinkler system; Firefighters finish the job

Firefighters extinguished a fire Saturday in a commercial building in the 700 block of West Delilah Road.  Firefighters were dispatched to the ABC Supply Co. for a report of activated fire and water flow alarms at 4:10 p.m.  Fire crews smelled smoke, forced a door and found heavy smoke in the warehouse, Battalion Chief Scott Trythall said, and found materials inside the warehouse on fire. Continue Reading »

Edwardsville, IL – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling warehouse storage fire

The Edwardsville Fire Department spent five hours attacking a fire and its aftermath at a redistribution center located near I-255 Wednesday afternoon. Fire Chief Rick Welle said the call came to the station from the D.B. Schanker redistribution center, located at 3049 Westway Drive, at around 2:18 p.m.Continue Reading »

Middletown, DE – Fire at Amazon fulfillment center put out by automatic sprinkler system

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal has determined that last night’s Amazon fire in Middletown was accidental and caused minimal damage.  The Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown was called to the Amazon Fulfillment Center at 560 Merrimac Avenue at 9:30 pm for a reported fire inside the processing area.Continue Reading »

Pasco, WA – Early morning warehouse fire contained by sprinkler system; Firefighters finish the job

Firefighters are now investigating an early morning warehouse fire in Pasco. Firefighters responded to the 1400 block of Foster Wells Rd. around 1:30 this morning, after a warehouse caught on fire.
The building houses cardboard boxes, spices and chemicals used in the local packing houses.Continue Reading »