Restaurant fire kept in control by fire sprinklers (Union City, NJ)

A toaster oven was to blame for the start of a fire in a deli early Sunday morning. The restaurant’s fire sprinkler system contained the fire to the area of the toaster oven, and fire crews eliminated the remaining flames. Residents who lived above the restaurant were able to come back to their homes soon after, and no injuries were reported.Continue Reading »

Fire sprinklers save two area business (Redmond, WA)

In a 24 hour period, two fires in Redmond, Washington were controlled by a single fire sprinkler in each of these buildings.

The first fire occurred overnight at an occupied commercial building. The fire was confined to one room in the building, centered by a few blower fans thanks to the building’s fire sprinklers, and the business was able to continue business within a couple hours of the fire.Continue Reading »

Factory fire eliminated thanks to fire sprinklers (West Chicago, IL)

Fire crews arrived to a fire reported at a factory that manufactures circuit boards to find most of the fire put out thanks to the building’s fire sprinklers. 

Fire sprinklers eliminate fire at sauna (Mount Prospect, IL)

*** FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED – NO MEDIA COVERAGE *** On April 26, 2013 at 2:37 p.m., the Mount Prospect Fire Department responded to a report of smoke in the building at 1701 West Golf Road in Mount Prospect. As firefighters entered the building to investigate, they encountered moderate smoke conditions.Continue Reading »

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