Spokane, WA – Overnight fire at downtown apartment building controlled with help from sprinkler system

Spokane Fire Department Special Investigation Unit team members are investigating the cause of a fire that damaged a downtown apartment building early last Saturday morning.  It happened on the 300 block of W. 2nd Avenue just after 1:00 a.m., according to Public Safety Communications Manager Michele Anderson. Continue Reading »

Itasca, IL – (Fire Dept. Reported) Industrial facility fire caused by oily rags is contained by sprinkler system

*** Fire Department Release *** At approximately 3:10 am on July 31st, the Roselle Fire Department received a report of an activated fire alarm on Norwood Ave. in Itasca. Upon arrival nothing was noted, and a visual inspection was done around the building and from the roof. … Continue Reading »

Knoxville, TN – Apartment balcony fire contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

The Knoxville Fire Department worked an apartment fire Sunday night on Knotty Pine Way at University Heights apartments.  They say the fire appeared to have started on the 2nd floor balcony of an apartment. KFD says the sprinkler system had the fire contained by the time firefighters arrived. Continue Reading »

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Fifth floor hotel parking garage fire contained by sprinkler system

More than 100 guests were evacuated from a Fort Lauderdale hotel early Friday when a smoke and flames were seen in the parking garage, according to fire rescue officials.

A car caught fire about 7 a.m. on the fifth floor of the garage at the Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach hotel, at 551 N.Continue Reading »

Concord, NH – Sprinkler system activated in wood shop at state prison

A small fire broke out in a wood shop hopper at the New Hampshire State Prison Thursday evening, a city fire official said.

Nobody was hurt and the fire caused minimal damage, Fire Chief Dan Andrus said.

The wood shop is in the northern end of the prison complex and firefighters responded to a 5:57 p.m.Continue Reading »

Irondequoit, NY – Nursing home fire contained by sprinkler system

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