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Boothbay Harbor, ME – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling overnight restaurant fire

Boothbay Harbor, Boothbay and Southport fire departments responded to a sprinkler alarm and a call about smoke coming from the back of the House of Pizza in the Meadow Mall on Rt. 27/Townsend Avenue … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Boothbay Harbor, ME – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling overnight restaurant fire”

Westbrook, ME – Automatic sprinkler system extinguishes apartment kitchen fire; No injuries reported

A cooking fire in a Westbrook apartment building displaced 16 people on Friday morning, but no one was injured.  Fire Chief Andrew Turcotte said the fire on Walker Street started in a second-floor kitchen … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Westbrook, ME – Automatic sprinkler system extinguishes apartment kitchen fire; No injuries reported”

Bath, ME – Sprinkler system activated at apartment building for elderly and disabled

Residents escaped safely from Seacliff Apartments, which provides housing for the elderly and disabled, when a fire broke out at one of the apartments at 47 Floral St. Sunday morning. The fire was reported … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Bath, ME – Sprinkler system activated at apartment building for elderly and disabled”

Portland, ME – Sprinkler system helps contain fire at YMCA serving as temporary housing

Fire officials in Maine are investigating a fire at the Portland YMCA that temporarily affected 31 men living there as part of a housing support program.  The Portland Press Herald reports crews responded to … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Portland, ME – Sprinkler system helps contain fire at YMCA serving as temporary housing”

Auburn, ME – No one hurt as sprinkler system helps control apartment fire

Two families were displaced by a fire that damaged two units at the Auburn Mall Apartments at 75 University St. late Saturday afternoon. The Auburn Fire Department said the 5 p.m. fire started on … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Auburn, ME – No one hurt as sprinkler system helps control apartment fire”

Gardiner, ME – Fire Chief credits sprinkler system with saving lives and property in apartment blaze

Gardiner Fire Chief Al Nelson said a working sprinkler system extinguished an early morning fire on Water Street in Gardiner and saved both lives and property. Nelson said firefighters went to the building on … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Gardiner, ME – Fire Chief credits sprinkler system with saving lives and property in apartment blaze”

Waterville, ME – Factory fire controlled with help from sprinkler system

An early morning fire at the Huhtamaki factory resulted in an evacuation and partial road closure Monday morning. No one was injured in the fire.  Waterville Fire Department Capt. Shawn Esler said they received … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Waterville, ME – Factory fire controlled with help from sprinkler system”

Searsmont, ME – Sawmill fire suppressed with help from sprinkler system; No injuries and minimal damage

Firefighters from several towns responded to Robbins Lumber Co. the afternoon of Nov. 14 for a reported fire in one of the facility's buildings. Crews from Appleton, Lincolnville, Montville, Morrill and Searsmont responded to … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Searsmont, ME – Sawmill fire suppressed with help from sprinkler system; No injuries and minimal damage”

Oxford, ME – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in knocking down fire at wood products manufacturer

Firefighters quickly knocked down flames at National Wood Products of Maine on Route 26 on Wednesday morning, Oxford Fire Chief Wayne Jones said. The fire was accidental, he said. No one was injured.  … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Oxford, ME – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in knocking down fire at wood products manufacturer”