Sprinklers contains basement fire at historical hotel (Prescott, AZ)

A sprinkler put out a fire that started in the hotel’s basement and kept it from reaching an oiled hardwood floor in the room directly above, according to Prescott Fire Department Fire Investigator Len DeJoria. Fire sprinklers were critical in saving the building and the lives of the people inside,Prescott Fire Battalion Chief said.Continue Reading »

Late night apartment fire extinguished by sprinkler system (Tucson, AZ)

Firefighters entered the apartment to find the fire had already been extinguished by a single sprinkler head. The initial cause of the fire was a pan of oil left unattended on the stove.  Due to the quickness of the alarm sounding and the efficiency of the sprinkler system, damage was kept to a minimum, and there were no injuries to report.Continue Reading »

Commercial building fire extinguished by sprinkler system (Santa Rosa, CA)

Firefighters responded to a fire at a commercial building in Santa Rosa on Monday night that was related to a marijuana grow operation, fire officials said.  The fire had burned in a room that contained a marijuana grow, but the flames had been extinguished by a single sprinkler head, according to the fire department. Continue Reading »

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