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Salinas, CA – Fire in storage unit building controlled with help from sprinkler system

Salinas firefighters doused flames at a storage unit building at Bridge and Lake streets early last Friday. The fire was reported around 8:24 a.m. No one was injured in the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Salinas, CA – Fire in storage unit building controlled with help from sprinkler system”

Las Vegas, NV – Sprinkler system assisted firefighters in extinguishing fire in commercial building

Sprinklers and Clark County firefighters extinguished a fire in a commercial building several blocks west of the Strip on Sunday morning.

Just before 8 a.m., the Clark County … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Las Vegas, NV – Sprinkler system assisted firefighters in extinguishing fire in commercial building”

Kelowna, BC, Canada – Car fire contained by sprinkler system until fire crews arrived

Sunday morning at 2:45 a.m. the Kelowna Fire Department dispatch center received a 911 call reporting three vehicles on fire inside a storage/mechanic bay type structure, in the 3100 Block of Sexsmith … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Kelowna, BC, Canada – Car fire contained by sprinkler system until fire crews arrived”

Wenatchee, WA – Sprinkler system helped fire crews knock down fire in commercial building

Chelan and Douglas County Firefighters were dispatched to a commercial structure fire on South Columbia Street this morning.  The building at 1028 South Columbia Street is owned by Mike Walker and was used mostly … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Wenatchee, WA – Sprinkler system helped fire crews knock down fire in commercial building”

Elgin, IL – Fire in building storing large quantities of chemicals at water treatment facility extinguished by sprinkler system

A fire Friday night in a building with large quantities of chemicals at the city of Elgin’s water treatment facility was likely caused by an electrical motor failure, Elgin fire officials said.  The fire … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Elgin, IL – Fire in building storing large quantities of chemicals at water treatment facility extinguished by sprinkler system”

Mount Prospect, IL – Sprinkler system contains fire in industrial building

Fire broke out Monday afternoon in a vacant industrial building in Mount Prospect, filling the space with smoke but causing no injuries or significant damage, authorities said.

Mount Prospect firefighters responded to … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Mount Prospect, IL – Sprinkler system contains fire in industrial building”

Frederick, MD – Sprinkler system keeps exterior fire at UPS facility from spreading inside

An overnight fire at a UPS center in Maryland has sent a yet undetermined number of packages up in smoke during this holiday season. WUSA-TV reports Frederick County Fire Department spokesman Kevin Fox says … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Frederick, MD – Sprinkler system keeps exterior fire at UPS facility from spreading inside”

Fort Pierce, FL – Sprinkler system keeps fire from spreading at boat storage facility

A fire in a boat storage building at the Taylor Creek Marina damaged 11 boats early Thursday, but it could have been worse, according to the St. Lucie County Fire District.

Before firefighters arrived, … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fort Pierce, FL – Sprinkler system keeps fire from spreading at boat storage facility”

Jupiter, FL – Sprinkler system keeps fire under control after boat catches fire in dry storage facility

Canton, OH – Fire at industrial distribution business contained to area of origin by sprinkler system

Stacked cardboard boxes placed too close to radiant ceiling heaters caused a fire that did about $180,000 in damage to engine compartments in the warehouse area at Detroit Diesel on Monday, firefighters said. The … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Canton, OH – Fire at industrial distribution business contained to area of origin by sprinkler system”