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Sprinkler system puts out fire at middle school, 1,300 students and 80 staff evacuate safely (Temple, AZ)

A fire at Tempe’s Kyrene Middle School caused the evacuation of about 1,300 students and 80 staff members on Thursday morning. A teacher noticed smoke coming out of a classroom at the school moments before the sprinkler system was activated and the fire was put out.Continue Reading »

Apartment kitchen fire quickly extinguished with help from sprinkler system (Woodridge, IL)

No injuries were reported in a Sunday morning fire that apparently began on a stove and left three units uninhabitable in a Woodridge apartment building, authorities said. They said a small kitchen fire had triggered the sprinkler system.

The two residents living in the unit where the fire started were taken to safety, authorities said, and the fire was quickly extinguished.Continue Reading »