Fire sprinklers save multiple homes from damage (Chapel Hill, NC)

A fire that broke out in a garage of a townhouse was quickly extinguished by the home’s fire sprinkler system. The home, which is connected to several other town homes, sustained minimal fire damage. 

In a release, the fire department stated, “The presence of an automatic fire sprinkler system in this home prevented a fire in an unattended home from growing larger and causing severe damage to the owner’s home as well as the neighbors’ homes within the building.”Continue Reading »

Sprinkler system, Firefighters save woman from apartment fire (Kent, WA)

Kent firefighters rescued a woman following an apartment fire at about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 24000 block of 104th Avenue Southeast.  The fire was controlled by a sprinkler system which had been retrofitted into the building approximately five years ago.  When they entered the apartment, they found the occupant unable to escape on her own.Continue Reading »

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