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Sprinkler prevents fire from spreading in middle school (Mooresville, IN)

After firefighters fought an intentionally-set blaze at Mooresville’s Paul Hadley Middle School, school surveillance video helped investigators nab a suspect.  Dispatchers received a fire alarm call just before 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning. When crews arrived and made access to the building, they discovered smoke in a hallway.  In a release, a fire department spokesman says the fire was prevented from spreading by an activated sprinkler head.Continue Reading »

Sprinklers allow time for successful evacuation of nursing home during fire (Attica, IN)

All of the 43 residents and three staff members were evacuated after a fire broke out in one of the rooms in the north wing, according to Attica fire Chief Ed O’Farrell. “I feel the staff took charge of the situation and collaborated well with the departments,” said Gustus, “The residents were evacuated outside, warm and secure within minutes.”Continue Reading »