Category Archives: Storage / Warehouse

Warehouse fire squelched thanks to sprinklers and fire crews (Oakland, CA)

A warehouse caught fire when a 23-cubic foot refrigerator inside of the building ignited early Thursday morning. The sprinkler system activated on the fire, and this quick action combined with the arriving firefighters response contained the fire within 20 minutes. There were no injuries. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.Continue Reading »

Sprinklers keep warehouse fire from spreading (Boise, ID)

On Thursday at about 2 a.m. a fire broke out in a warehouse used for commercial laundry services. Fire crews responded to the scene to find smoke coming from the building. The fire sprinkler system within the building activated on the flames and kept them from spreading, allowing firefighters to quickly extinguish the remaining fire. 

Boise Fire Marshal Romeo Gervais said, “Fire sprinkler systems can react quickly and dramatically reduce the heat, flames, and smoke produced in a fire.Continue Reading »

Sprinklers keep fire from spreading in UPS facility (Landover, MD)

A UPS truck caught fire inside a shipping plant on Saturday, December 7, and fire crews quickly responded to the fire call. According to the Prince George County Fire Department, the fire sprinkler system in the shipping plant, which had activated in response to the heat of the fire, helped the firefighters to get the fire extinguished quickly.Continue Reading »

Fire contained by sprinkler system at warehouse (Vacaville, CA)

A packing company was evacuated following a two-alarm fire on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 9. The warehouse’s fire sprinkler helped to control the fire for the seven fire engines and three fire departments that arrived to the scene. No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.Continue Reading »