Tag Archives: Florida

Palm Beach, FL – Sprinkler system helps limit spread of fire at country club

Fire crews responded to a small electrical fire this afternoon at the Palm Beach Country Club. The fire occurred in a concrete storage area just behind a section of the golf course … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Palm Beach, FL – Sprinkler system helps limit spread of fire at country club”

Pinellas Park, FL – Office fire at flea market put out with help from sprinkler system

A fire broke out at a Pinellas Park market early Tuesday morning. Firefighters arrived at the Wagon Wheel Flea Market at 7801 Park Boulevard North. They said there was heavy smoke … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Pinellas Park, FL – Office fire at flea market put out with help from sprinkler system”

Jacksonville, FL – Hospital fire put out by sprinkler; Fire started in air handling unit, no injuries reported

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department has responded to a fire at Baptist Hospital in Downtown Jacksonville. According to JFRD, the fire has been controlled and they are working to clear … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Jacksonville, FL – Hospital fire put out by sprinkler; Fire started in air handling unit, no injuries reported”

Estero, FL – Sprinkler system limits spread of stockroom fire at Michael Kors outlet shop

The Michael Kors shop at Miromar Outlets in Estero was closed Monday after a fire last Thursday, according to a fire official.  The fire was caused by sparks from a light over storage racks … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Estero, FL – Sprinkler system limits spread of stockroom fire at Michael Kors outlet shop”

Lakeland, FL – Sprinkler system activates to help control fire over BBQ smoker at restaurant

An early morning fire Sunday over a barbecue smoker at Mojo Federal Swine & Spirits in downtown Lakeland caused about $30,000 in damages to the restaurant. Lakeland Fire Department Investigator John McGrath said Sunday … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Lakeland, FL – Sprinkler system activates to help control fire over BBQ smoker at restaurant”

Ocala, FL – Arson fire at Macy’s store extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Police in Ocala, FL, are looking for the woman who lit a rack of underwear on fire inside a Macy’s store Tuesday morning. The suspect walked into the store’s Paddock Mall location at 10:11 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Ocala, FL – Arson fire at Macy’s store extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

Gainesville, FL – Apartment kitchen fire contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Gainesville Fire Rescue responded to a report of a kitchen fire in an apartment complex Saturday night. Crews arrived at the Gainesville Place Apartments on SW 35th Place at 10:20 p.m. and found an … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Gainesville, FL – Apartment kitchen fire contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

St. Petersburg, FL – Trash can fire at movie theater prompted sprinkler system to activate

The action on screen came to an abrupt halt for Moviegoers at the AMC Sundial 20 Monday evening.

A trash can fire inside the movie house in downtown St. Petersburg activated a sprinkler and … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “St. Petersburg, FL – Trash can fire at movie theater prompted sprinkler system to activate”

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Fifth floor hotel parking garage fire contained by sprinkler system

More than 100 guests were evacuated from a Fort Lauderdale hotel early Friday when a smoke and flames were seen in the parking garage, according to fire rescue officials.

A car caught fire about 7 a.m. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fort Lauderdale, FL – Fifth floor hotel parking garage fire contained by sprinkler system”

Jacksonville, FL – Sprinkler system keeps condominium fire from spreading; Cause was lightning strike

Firefighters with Jacksonville Fire Rescue were sent to a condominium complex last Wednesday evening on the Southside.  The fire was sparked on the roof of a home at Montreux at Deerwood Lake on Touchton … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Jacksonville, FL – Sprinkler system keeps condominium fire from spreading; Cause was lightning strike”