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Sprinkler system aids firefighters at athletic club fire (Novato, CA)

A fire, in an equipment room near a swimming pool, was controlled by a fire sprinkler directly above it. "This is a great reminder about the importance of fire sprinklers," Battalion Chief Gerald McCarthy … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system aids firefighters at athletic club fire (Novato, CA)”

School fire extinguished by sprinkler system, students returned to class within the hour (Bracebridge, ON)

Students at Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School were evacuated briefly this morning following a fire in the school’s woodworking shop. The fire was reported at 10 a.m., and was soon extinguished by the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “School fire extinguished by sprinkler system, students returned to class within the hour (Bracebridge, ON)”

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 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system puts out fire at middle school, 1,300 students and 80 staff evacuate safely (Temple, AZ)”

Fire sprinklers prove effectiveness in athletic club dryer fire (Lexington, KY)

Firefighters rushed out to the Lexington Athletic Club early Thursday morning, but sprinklers did their job before crews even arrived. Officials say towels caught fire inside a dryer. The sprinkler system inside the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire sprinklers prove effectiveness in athletic club dryer fire (Lexington, KY)”

Single fire sprinkler and quick acting staff save lives (North Bend, WA)

A fire occurred in a Mount Si Transitional Health Center laundry room dryer. A single sprinkler head activated which in turn activated the fire alarm system. The fire alarm system notified the fire department … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Single fire sprinkler and quick acting staff save lives (North Bend, WA)”