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Gaithersburg, MD – Sprinkler system prevented fire from spreading at auto repair shop; No injuries reported

Two cars are left damaged after a fire started in a Gaithersburg auto repair shop.

According to the Montgomery County Fire Department, the fire broke out Thursday at about … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Gaithersburg, MD – Sprinkler system prevented fire from spreading at auto repair shop; No injuries reported”

Leonardtown, MD – Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in kitchen apartment; No injuries reported

On Monday, February 4, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Valley Lee, Leonardtown, and Hollywood responded to 44890 Hunting Meadows Court in Callaway, for the reported … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Leonardtown, MD – Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in kitchen apartment; No injuries reported”

Federalsburg, MD – Storage room fire in industrial building brought under control by sprinkler system; 200 employees safe

A fire in a storage room damaged a Caroline County industrial building on Tuesday night. The fire was reported at the Dart Plant at 1000 Industrial Park Drive shortly after 9:30 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Federalsburg, MD – Storage room fire in industrial building brought under control by sprinkler system; 200 employees safe”

Silver Spring, MD – Apartment fire caused by smoking in bed is extinguished by sprinkler system

When a Montgomery County man went to check on his wife last week, she was in the bedroom, on a bed, and the bed was on fire, according to a report from … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Silver Spring, MD – Apartment fire caused by smoking in bed is extinguished by sprinkler system”

Ocean City, MD – Restaurant fire extinguished by sprinkler system and fast acting employee

An Ocean City restaurant was saved from serious fire damage due to fire sprinklers and an employee using a fire extinguisher. The Ocean City Fire Department was called to respond to a … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Ocean City, MD – Restaurant fire extinguished by sprinkler system and fast acting employee”

Elkton, MD – Authorities credit sprinkler system with extinguishing blaze in chemical mixing room

Investigators are crediting a sprinkler system for extinguishing a blaze Monday morning inside a chemical mixing room at a medical products plant in Elkton, allowing the three employees in that area to escape safely, … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Elkton, MD – Authorities credit sprinkler system with extinguishing blaze in chemical mixing room”

Frederick, MD – Laundry fire at apartment building put out with help from sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Three people were displaced last Wednesday evening after a clothes dryer caught fire in an apartment in the Francis Scott Key apartment building, officials said.  Just after 6 p.m., multiple fire departments responded to … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Frederick, MD – Laundry fire at apartment building put out with help from sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

Easton, MD – Sprinkler system controls fire at senior citizen apartment complex; No injuries reported

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's office is crediting smoke alarms and a sprinkler system for saving 18 senior citizens during an apartment complex fire.

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's office, around 12:15 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Easton, MD – Sprinkler system controls fire at senior citizen apartment complex; No injuries reported”