When a fire that began in the microwave in the back of a clothing store inside Red Cliffs Mall, a fire sprinkler soon activated to stop the fire before the six fire engine crew arrived. No injuries were reported from the blaze.… Continue Reading »
*** FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED – NO MEDIA COVERAGE *** On April 26, 2013 at 2:37 p.m., the Mount Prospect Fire Department responded to a report of smoke in the building at 1701 West Golf Road in Mount Prospect. As firefighters entered the building to investigate, they encountered moderate smoke conditions.… Continue Reading »
Fire sprinklers kept a kitchen fire in an upper level apartment from spreading to other apartments. By the time fire crews arrived, most of the fire was eliminated.
Deputy Fire Marshal John Yacovino reported that the fire could have been much worse if fire sprinklers had not been present.… Continue Reading »
Fire crews arrived to an early afternoon fire that began in a paint booth of an automotive repair shop. The shop’s fire sprinkler system doused the flames, and no injuries were reported.
“This is a good example of what sprinklers do,” Hoover fire Executive Officer Rusty Lowe said.… Continue Reading »
A fire broke out inside the Movie Tavern off Richmond Road in Lexington, forcing everyone out of the building. Firefighters were called to the scene around noon. When they arrived, they found a fire in the office on the first floor. The sprinkler system already had most of the fire contained by the time crews got there, but everyone in the building was evacuated as a precaution.… Continue Reading »