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Huntsville, AL – Fire in laundry room at Marriott hotel extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Huntsville Fire and Rescue said a member of the hotel’s maintenance staff opened a laundry room door and said he saw black smoke and flames. By the time the fire department got to the hotel, Marriott had already ordered an evacuation and the hotel sprinkler system put out the fire.Continue Reading »

Birmingham, AL – Early morning fire at downtown loft apartment building extinguished by sprinkler system

Enterprise, AL – Kitchen fire at apartment complex suppressed by sprinkler system

The Enterprise Fire Department went out on fire calls last Monday night and Tuesday morning, with none of the calls resulting in injuries.  A fire Tuesday morning in Enterprise forced the temporary relocation of several occupants of an apartment complex.  According to Enterprise Fire Chief Byron Herring, a stove fire started in an upstairs apartment at a complex in the 300 block of Heron Cove Drive.Continue Reading »

Montgomery, AL – Fire in newly renovated apartment building contained by sprinkler system

An early morning fire at the newly renovated Kress Building began in a freestanding fireplace on a fourth floor apartment balcony. The apartment’s owner told the Montgomery Advertiser the chimenea fire caused minor structural damage on the balcony. An activated sprinkler system kept the fire contained, Montgomery Fire/Rescue PIO O.J.Continue Reading »

Smiths Station, AL – Daytime fire at high school minimized with help from sprinkler system

Smiths Station Fire & Recuse confirms first responders were called to a fire at Smith’s Station High School on Thursday morning.The fire department says units responded to the school around 11 a.m. CT where there had been a fire in a trash can inside the boy’s locker room. Continue Reading »

Birmingham, AL – Sprinkler system knocks down dryer fire at rehabilitation center

A small dryer fire forced patients at UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center to be evacuated early Thursday morning.

The fire was reported before 4:00 a.m. on the fifth floor of the building. Birmingham Fire-Rescue says the flames were put out by the building’s sprinkler system before they arrived.Continue Reading »