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Torrington, CT – Storage room fire in large multi-business commercial building stopped by sprinkler system

Employees of three companies at 59 Field St. were evacuated last Wednesday around 5 p.m. when a fire was discovered in a storage room at the back of the sprawling factory building. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Torrington, CT – Storage room fire in large multi-business commercial building stopped by sprinkler system”

Norwich, CT – Sprinkler system activated for garbage fire at apartment complex; No injuries reported

Two apartments and a common area in a downtown Norwich apartment complex sustained smoke and water damage following a fire in its garbage area early Monday morning, officials said in a press … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Norwich, CT – Sprinkler system activated for garbage fire at apartment complex; No injuries reported”

Stamford, CT – Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries to occupants

A late morning fire in downtown damaged an apartment on Clinton Avenue, according to fire officials.  A post on the Stamford Fire Department web site stated that, at 11:40 a.m., the city’s 9-1-1 center … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Stamford, CT – Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries to occupants”

North Haven, CT – Sprinkler system activated in fire at manufacturing plant

Chief Paul Januszewski reports that the North Haven Fire Department battled an early morning fire at an industrial facility on Saturday, according to a news release.

Firefighters responded to the Parker-Hannifin Corporation, located at … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “North Haven, CT – Sprinkler system activated in fire at manufacturing plant”

Tolland, CT – Stove top fire at apartment complex extinguished by sprinkler system

Officials in Tolland responded to a stove top fire at an apartment complex Saturday morning.

Crews responded to 86 Buffcap Road after receiving a report of a fire alarm going off in an apartment complex.

Officials say the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Tolland, CT – Stove top fire at apartment complex extinguished by sprinkler system”

Milford, CT – Fire in Wal-Mart garden center is kept from spreading by sprinkler system

A fire at the Wal-Mart store on Boston Post Road on Tuesday forced the store to shut down temporarily while fire crews extinguished the blaze.  Shortly after 5 p.m., fire units raced to the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Milford, CT – Fire in Wal-Mart garden center is kept from spreading by sprinkler system”

New Haven, CT – Sprinkler system activated for dining hall fire at Yale University

A fire broke out in the the Pauli Murray College dining hall kitchen at around 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, forcing diners and staff to evacuate and the dining hall to close temporarily.

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Stamford, CT – Fire in basement of industrial building held in check by sprinkler system

A fire in the basement of a Glenbrook industrial building that houses business was contained to that area, allowing upstairs occupants to return to the building on Wednesday. The fire started around 8:30 p.m. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Stamford, CT – Fire in basement of industrial building held in check by sprinkler system”

Waterbury, CT – Fire at lumber business caused by improperly discarded oily rags suppressed by sprinkler system

Ed Bushka’s American Millwork and Lumber remains open after a backroom caught fire early Thursday.  At about 12:20 a.m., firefighters responded to the business at 625 Wolcott St. for an automatic fire alarm.  The … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Waterbury, CT – Fire at lumber business caused by improperly discarded oily rags suppressed by sprinkler system”