Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Natick, MA – Electrical fire at research center contained by sprinkler system

A two-alarm electrical fire broke out last Tuesday evening at Natick Labs, a U.S. Army research center, resulting in heavy smoke but no serious injuries, said Natick Deputy Fire Chief Daniel Mathews. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Natick, MA – Electrical fire at research center contained by sprinkler system”

Falmouth, MA – Sprinkler system extinguishes electrical fire at restaurant

The sprinkler system in the Ninety-Nine Restaurant at 30 Davis Straights in Falmouth extinguished a fire in the basement before firefighters arrived on Saturday morning, February 2.

An … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Falmouth, MA – Sprinkler system extinguishes electrical fire at restaurant”

Cambridge, MA – Sprinkler system activates in laboratory fire at MIT; No injuries reported

A small explosion in a basement lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology prompted a large emergency response last Thursday morning, officials said. The explosion went off at 25 Ames St. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Cambridge, MA – Sprinkler system activates in laboratory fire at MIT; No injuries reported”

East Brookfield, MA – Sprinkler system activated for truck fire in garage of Ford dealership

Overhead sprinklers helped knock down a small truck fire in the garage of a Ford car and truck dealership.

Shortly before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, a truck being serviced … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “East Brookfield, MA – Sprinkler system activated for truck fire in garage of Ford dealership”

Shrewsbury, MA – Fire at Walgreen’s store put out with help from sprinkler system

Aided by the building’s sprinkler systems, firefighters quickly put out a fire at the Walgreens drugstore on Route 9 on last Tuesday night. Merchandise in the store sustained “extensive” fire and … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Shrewsbury, MA – Fire at Walgreen’s store put out with help from sprinkler system”

Beverly, MA – Sprinkler system helped knock down fire at rehab center

Firefighters extinguished an early morning fire in a resident's room at the Blueberry Hill Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Sunday.

Two patients were taken to Beverly Hospital to be … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Beverly, MA – Sprinkler system helped knock down fire at rehab center”

Chelmsford, MA – Oven fire at grocery store contained by sprinkler system until fire crews arrive

The Drum Hill Hannaford grocery store shut down for several hours Monday, following an oven fire in the store’s deli area, Fire Chief Gary Ryan said.

No injuries were reported. The store … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Chelmsford, MA – Oven fire at grocery store contained by sprinkler system until fire crews arrive”

Holyoke, MA – Apartment bedroom fire contained by sprinkler system allowing occupants to escape uninjured

A fire in a four-story apartment building in the flats section of the city damaged a bedroom Thursday evening.

The fire was the second that happened in the city around 5 p.m. The other … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Holyoke, MA – Apartment bedroom fire contained by sprinkler system allowing occupants to escape uninjured”

Worcester, MA – Fire on second floor of mill contained by sprinkler system

A fire in a vacant mill on Tainter Street was contained by a sprinkler system that, until mid-September, had been turned off.

The fire broke out around noon Tuesday and went to a second alarm … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Worcester, MA – Fire on second floor of mill contained by sprinkler system”

Boston, MA – Sprinkler system activated on third floor dormitory fire at Boston University

A fire in a Boston University dormitory on move-in weekend has forced the evacuation of about 40 students.

Boston fire officials say the fire broke out at about 10 p.m. Saturday night and was … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Boston, MA – Sprinkler system activated on third floor dormitory fire at Boston University”