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Chestertown, MD – Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in college dormitory; No injuries reported

The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal is continuing its investigation of Wednesday morning’s fire in one of Washington College’s dormitories. Public Safety Director Jerry Roderick said officers observed flames and smoke in the second floor suite of Talbot House at about 11:30 a.m.Continue Reading »

Hamilton, ON, Canada – Sprinkler system helps limit damage, saves structure in food warehouse fire

The facility where all food for Fortino’s supermarkets is stored and packaged suffered heavy smoke damage after a multiple-alarm fire broke out in a back storage area Friday morning.  Firefighters were called to the commercial building on Rymal Road East around 9:22 a.m.Continue Reading »

Baton Rouge, LA – Trash compactor fire at Golden Corral restaurant limited by sprinkler system

Investigators say something thrown into the garbage compactor at a Golden Corral sparked a trash fire around lunch Wednesday.  The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the call on Millerville Greens Boulevard just before 11 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters say some trash was accidentally ignited after someone tossed an unknown item into the compactor. Continue Reading »

Perrysburg, OH – Sprinkler system helps contain apartment fire caused by lightning strike

A fire broke out at a Perrysburg Township apartment complex Thursday after lightning may have struck the building, firefighters said.  Area firefighters responded to Tracy Creek Apartments, 29181 Tracy Rd., at 8:40 a.m. Thursday.  Residents reported hearing a loud boom. Fire officials said they believe the blaze may have been caused by a lightning strike. Continue Reading »

Springfield, MA – Arson fire at apartment building extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

No injuries were reported late Thursday morning after a female barricaded herself inside a downtown apartment and set a recliner chair on fire. The incident occurred in a fourth floor apartment at 1607 Main St., shortly before 11:45 a.m., Dennis Leger, aide to Commissioner Bernard J.Continue Reading »