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Starkville, MS – Sprinkler system activates in on-campus dorm room fire; No injuries reported

Mississippi State University officials say no one was hurt by a fire in a dormitory room.  The fire happened Sunday night on the third floor of Oak Hall on the Starkville campus.  The university … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Starkville, MS – Sprinkler system activates in on-campus dorm room fire; No injuries reported”

Ashland, MS – Electrical fire at factory extinguished with help from sprinkler system

Okolona, MS – Machinery fire at furniture plant controlled with help from sprinkler system; No injuries

A fire at a United Furniture Inds. plant here on Saturday should cause only minor disruptions in production and delivery.  No one was injured in the blaze, which – while still under investigation – … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Okolona, MS – Machinery fire at furniture plant controlled with help from sprinkler system; No injuries”

Houston, MS – Sprinkler system keeps arson fire at high school from spreading

One person is in custody after a break in and arson at Houston High School Friday morning. According to Houston Fire Captain Jonathan Blankenship, the call came in at 2:22 a.m. Houston Police Chief … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Houston, MS – Sprinkler system keeps arson fire at high school from spreading”

Starkville, MS – Possible arson fire at off-campus apartment complex doused by sprinkler system

An early morning fire at a Starkville apartment complex left several units damaged and law enforcement investigating a potential arson case. Lt. Brett Watson of the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office told the SDN on … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Starkville, MS – Possible arson fire at off-campus apartment complex doused by sprinkler system”

Kiln, MS – Sprinkler system keeps fire from spreading at middle school; Classes canceled two days

Hancock Middle School will resume class as normal Wednesday morning, Assistant Superintendent Donnie Gholston said. School officials had canceled classes because a fire Monday morning set off sprinklers and flooded classrooms.  Maintenance company ServPro … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Kiln, MS – Sprinkler system keeps fire from spreading at middle school; Classes canceled two days”

Oxford, MS – Grease fire at off-campus apartments extinguished by sprinkler system

*** Fire Department Reported *** - Grease fire at 9:46 p.m. at The Connection – a resident put water on the grease fire which caused the fire to reach the sprinkler system which … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Oxford, MS – Grease fire at off-campus apartments extinguished by sprinkler system”

Vicksburg, MS – Sprinkler system keeps apartment kitchen fire from spreading; No injuries

Food burning on a stove was the cause of a fire early Friday afternoon that heavily damaged the kitchen of a third floor apartment at Carmel Manor, 910 Bowman St., Vicksburg Fire Chief … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Vicksburg, MS – Sprinkler system keeps apartment kitchen fire from spreading; No injuries”

Corinth, MS – Sprinkler system helps contain fire to dust collector at Kimberly-Clark facility

All four units of the Corinth Fire Department responded to a fire just after midnight Friday at the Kimberly-Clark Professional facility. Corinth Fire Chief Lucky Briggs said the water sprinkler system engaged and … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Corinth, MS – Sprinkler system helps contain fire to dust collector at Kimberly-Clark facility”

Biloxi, MS – Fire at assisted living facility held in check by sprinkler system; No injuries

The grounds surrounding the Pillars were filled with emergency vehicles and crews throughout the morning on Wednesday, after flames forced residents and staff at the Pillars Medical Residences in … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Biloxi, MS – Fire at assisted living facility held in check by sprinkler system; No injuries”