Fire crews put out a blaze at a northwest Eugene warehouse Sunday night. About 20 Eugene-Springfield firefighters brought the fire under control at Zadehkicks footwear warehouse. “They were met by the occupant who had basically extinguished the bulk of the fire,” Battalion Chief Brian Smith said.… Continue Reading »
A fire on the roof of a warehouse was reported shortly after midnight on Saturday. With the assistance of the facility’s fire sprinkler, firefighters were able to extinguish the flames within 20 minutes. All of the employees present were able to evacuate safely, and no firefighters were injured.… Continue Reading »
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 »
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 »
When a fire ripped through a warehouse on Tuesday evening, firefighters had to use saws to cut through the metal doors and as well as combat other obstacles as the warehouse had undergone several different remodels in order to accommodate the different businesses it has housed over the years.… Continue Reading »
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 »
A wall was blown out, but no injuries were reported at the scene of a fire on Thursday night. According to a press release issued Friday, firefighters saw a portion of the rear, west side wall that appeared to have blown out from an explosion inside the building, and smoke showing.… Continue Reading »
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 »