Sprinkler system contains residential garage fire (West Dundee, IL)

Fire sprinklers control apartment fire at senior living center (Fresno, CA)

A fire broke out in a third-floor apartment at a senior living center. Fire officials said the fire was caused when a tenant smoked a cigarette indoors.  The building’s sprinkler system controlled the fire before firefighters arrived.

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Sprinkler system extinguishes fire at high school (Chillicothe, IL)

Fire at independent living high-rise contained by sprinklers (Saginaw Township, MI)

Saginaw Township Fire Department Chief Jim Peterson said the fire started in a couch in an independent living high-rise. Peterson said the building’s sprinkler system helped suppress the fire and contained it to the room where it started, though there was water damage to some other rooms.Continue Reading »

Sprinklers extinguish fire at fiberglass manufacturing plant (Wapato, WA)

A building sprinkler system quickly extinguished a fire at a fiberglass component manufacturing plant. The fire began in a room where fiberglass and resin are sprayed into molds. The cause of the fire is believed to have been spontaneous combustion from a buildup of fiberglass and resin in a spray booth.Continue Reading »

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