Last Friday’s construction site fire in Raleigh, NC was a devastating incident for the City of Raleigh and all those impacted. News outlets and social media gave us all a first glimpse of the devastation, but we also observed the success stories in the properties saved because of firefighters and fire sprinklers.… Continue Reading »
***NO MEDIA COVERAGE – FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED*** On Monday, November 7th, El Segundo fire units responded to a water flow alarm at 1924 E. Maple Avenue. Upon arrival, suppression crews found a fire being held in check by an activated sprinkler.… Continue Reading »
*** NO MEDIA COVERAGE — FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED ** On August 5, 2016 at 3:20 p.m. Rancho Cucamonga (CA) Medic Engine 174 and Medic Truck 174 were dispatched with automatic aid resources to a reported residential structure fire in a two story single family detached home.… Continue Reading »
A firefighter was injured Friday morning when a small fire broke out at U.S. Cellular Field, just hours before the Chicago White Sox’s home opener. Fire crews were called to the South Side stadium just before 2:30 a.m. after a fire started in a first-floor storage room, officials said.… Continue Reading »
*** NO MEDIA COVERAGE — READER REPORTED ** A Sprinkler Saves reader reported that two sprinklers extinguished a car fire in the lower level parking garage of a 6 story building around 9:00 p.m. on January 20, 2016.
According to the reader, a passerby saw the fire, and called 911.… Continue Reading »
A fire began in a heating, air conditioning, and ventilation closet in a 21-story high rise building shortly after noon on Wednesday. The sprinkler system was activated, which eliminated the fire, and by 1:30 p.m. employees who were evacuated were then allowed back in the building.… Continue Reading »