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Fernandina Beach, FL – Hotel fire contained with help from sprinkler system

The Fernandina Beach and Nassau County Fire Rescue Departments put out a fire quickly at the Amelia Hotel and Suites on Fletcher Avenue Sunday morning. The hotel's alarm system alerted firefighters to the fire. Firefighters made their way to the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fernandina Beach, FL – Hotel fire contained with help from sprinkler system”

Palm Coast, FL – Student arson fire in elementary school bathroom extinguished by sprinkler system

Due to a small fire in a bathroom in Building No. 2, students at Rymfire were evacuated, but they returned to classrooms on the other side of the campus.  At approximately 12:30 p.m. on … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Palm Coast, FL – Student arson fire in elementary school bathroom extinguished by sprinkler system”

Maitland, FL – Sprinkler system prevents garage fire from spreading into occupied apartment complex

Investigators said that minutes later, a garage fire was reported in the Westside of the City in the Arbors apartment complex. The garage fire was quickly extinguished by a fire sprinkler system, which prevented … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Maitland, FL – Sprinkler system prevents garage fire from spreading into occupied apartment complex”

Kearney, FL – No injuries after sprinkler system puts out arson fire at women’s shelter

A fire started in the Kearney Center’s women’s wing on Sunday night was quickly put out by its overhead sprinkler system. The Center is now finding alternate sleeping arrangements for its female clients. The … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Kearney, FL – No injuries after sprinkler system puts out arson fire at women’s shelter”

St. Petersburg, FL – Grease fire at Tropicana Field extinguished with help from sprinkler system

A grease fire broke out at Tropicana Field Thursday, right as the Rays are about to open their 21st season, officials said. The fire started on the third level of the stadium. Officials … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “St. Petersburg, FL – Grease fire at Tropicana Field extinguished with help from sprinkler system”

Orlando, FL – Arson fire in high school bathroom suppressed by sprinkler system; No injuries

A 14-year-old was charged with arson, Saturday, after an explosion that caused a fire inside a bathroom at Timber Creek High School, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Orange County Fire Rescue officials … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Orlando, FL – Arson fire in high school bathroom suppressed by sprinkler system; No injuries”

Rockland Key, FL – Early morning fire at waste management facility controlled by sprinkler system

Monroe County Fire Rescue responded at 3:17 a.m. Thursday to a fire inside the City of Key West’s transfer station at 125 Toppino Industrial Drive on Rockland Key. The fire was put out just … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rockland Key, FL – Early morning fire at waste management facility controlled by sprinkler system”

Tampa, FL – Fire at Courtyard Marriott hotel limited by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

A fire forced guest and staff to evacuate a Tampa hotel. Tampa Fire Rescue responded to a fire at the Marriott Hotel located at 3805 W. Cypress Street on Thursday night. The fire started … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Tampa, FL – Fire at Courtyard Marriott hotel limited by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

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