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Sprinklers extinguish fire at fiberglass manufacturing plant (Wapato, WA)

A building sprinkler system quickly extinguished a fire at a fiberglass component manufacturing plant. The fire began in a room where fiberglass and resin are sprayed into molds. The cause of the fire is believed to have been spontaneous combustion from a buildup of fiberglass and resin in a spray booth.Continue Reading »

Fire contained by sprinklers at engineered wood products manufacturer (Medford, OR)

Sparks from a grinding operation started a fire that ignited in two connected sawdust bins at Boise Cascade. “Really the initial knockdown happened with the automatic sprinkler system,” said Arlen Blenkush, District No. 3 battalion chief. The fire was contained to the inside of the bins and did not damage the structure’s exterior.Continue Reading »