An early morning fire at a University of Arizona dormitory was held in check by fire sprinkler systems, a Tucson Fire Department spokesman said. More than 100 students were evacuating the building when crews arrived. No one was injured.
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The main body of the fire, contained to the underside of a kitchen counter, was controlled by the sprinkler system. The rest of the fire was extinguished within 15 minutes. Though occupants were evacuated as a result of the fire, the release said there were no injuries and the fire did not leave the commercial portion of the building.… Continue Reading »
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 »
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 17-year-old high school student on a felony arson charge after a fire in a school bathroom. The sprinkler system activated because of a fire in the restroom. There were approximately 50 students in the cafeteria at the time the fire.… Continue Reading »