Tag Archives: Afternoon (12pm-6pm)

Apartment electrical fire contained by sprinkler system (Novato, CA)

A stacked washer-drier unit in an exterior closet caught fire next to a downtown Novato apartment, and the only loss was a few clothes. Firefighters responded to the call and found that a sprinkler system had done most of the work on the electrical fire, which took place on the patio of an apartment.Continue Reading »

Sprinkler system puts out fire at high school (Fife, WA)

Crews were called to the scene of a reported fire at Fife High School, according to Tacoma Fire. The fire appears to have been put out by the school’s sprinkler system, Fire officials said. The fire started in a wood lathe machine in the shop facility and was quickly contained, according to Tacoma Fire.Continue Reading »

Residential fire sprinklers make the difference in house fire (Tucson, AZ)

A Tucson family’s home was saved after their fire sprinkler system extinguished a fire. Drexel Heights Fire responded to the house fire around 3 Saturday afternoon. According to Tracy Koslowski with Drexel Heights Fire, the homeowners called 9-1-1 after finding their fire sprinkler system had extinguished the fire while they were away from the house.Continue Reading »

Sprinkler system controls fire in campus housing (Medford, MA)

At 2:30 p.m., a fire occurred in Sophia Gordon Hall. The fire started in a suite kitchen, setting off the fire alarm and turning on a fire sprinkler, which successfully contained the fire. The suite sustained minimal damage and no one was injured, according to Associate Director of Public Relations Alex Reid.Continue Reading »

“This was a case of a fire sprinkler system doing its job,” says Battalion Chief (Murrieta, CA)

A residential fire sprinkler system made quick work of a fire at a home in Murrieta Saturday afternoon. The cause of the fire appeared to be the result of incense burning in the upstairs bedroom, Battalion Chief Steve Kean said. The resident advised Kean that he had been burning incense, but left the home for a short period of time before returning to discover the fire sprinklers had been activated.Continue Reading »