Category Archives: Warehouse

Sandwich, IL – Storage fire at molding business distribution center held in check by sprinkler system

The Sandwich Fire Department extinguished a blaze at the Plano Molding Company on Thursday.  Fire officials were dispatched to the Plano Molding Company, which is located at 500 Duvick Ave. at approximately 11:24 a.m. for an activated fire alarm. While officials were enroute to the scene, they were updated from 911 calls that there was a fire within the building at 510 Duvick Ave., which is the Plano Molding distribution warehouse.Continue Reading »

Centralia, CA – Forklift fire in warehouse contained with help from sprinkler system; No damage reported to structure

The Riverside Fire Authority responded last Monday to the north end of Centralia after a forklift caught on fire, threatening the contents of a warehouse. Firefighters responded at 2:50 p.m. to the 2000 block of Industrial Drive to a report of a forklift on fire at the Wayne Dalton warehouse, a manufacturer of wood garage doors.Continue Reading »

Farmers Branch, TX (No Media Coverage) – Warehouse fire kept in check by sprinkler system

***FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED – NO MEDIA COVERAGE888 On June 25, 2017 at 12:08 pm, a fire occurred at 4263 Simonton Rd., Farmers Branch, TX 75244. The business occupying the warehouse is Friesing Investments. Fire originated at an overheated motor for an exhaust fan in the shop off the warehouse.… Continue Reading »

North Catasauqua, PA – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling blaze at computer refurbishing business

fire at a computer refurbishing business in North Catasauqua prompted precautionary evacuations of nearby residents, but the blaze was brought under control quickly and no one was hurt, authorities said.  The fire was reported at 3:15 p.m. at Copitron at 1151 Front St.Continue Reading »

Las Vegas, NV – Sprinkler system keeps warehouse fire from spreading; Fire started on exterior roll-up door

An automatic fire sprinkler prevented a warehouse from becoming fully involved after a fire started outside the warehouse early Tuesday morning. Fire dispatchers received a call from a passer-by at 1:40 a.m. that flames were visible on the outside of a warehouse in the alley behind 1510 S.Continue Reading »

Lowell, AR (No Media Coverage) – Two sprinkler heads extinguish fire in building products warehouse

***FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED – NO MEDIA COVERAGE*** The Lowell Fire Department responded to an automatic alarm at 310 Commercial Avenue on April 4, 2017 at 19:35. Upon arrival, nothing was showing from the exterior. Upon investigation, firefighters found water running out overhead door and then noticed smoke when entering the building.… Continue Reading »

Fort Worth, TX – No injuries as sprinkler system helps extinguish intentionally-set fire at Walmart distribution center

The Fort Worth Fire Department said a fire at the Walmart Distribution Center on Westport Parkway Friday morning appears to have been intentionally set and is under investigation.

The fire started around 11:10 a.m.The fire department said employees were evacuated as smoke was coming from the building and water was coming out of the sprinkler system.Continue Reading »

Orlando, FL – Fire at CVS warehouse contained with help from sprinkler system

A fire at the CVS Pharmacy warehouse in south Orange County caused evacuation of the building. But the company said the incident won’t have much impact on supplying the many drug stores in the region.

Orange County Fire Rescue responded to the large warehouse at 8201 Chancellor Drive, around 4:15 p.m.Continue Reading »

Weaverville, NC – Warehouse fire contained by quick response of sprinkler system; firefighters

Fire officials are trying to determine what caused a fire to break out at the Thermo Fisher warehouse near Weaverville.  Crews were dispatched to the scene around 1 p.m. Wednesday.  The chief credits the warehouse’s sprinkler system and fire crew’s quick response for the minimal damage to the building. Continue Reading »