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Omaha, NE – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling apartment fire

Authorities are investigating a fire at an apartment complex. It broke out around 10 o’clock Wednesday morning. It happened at the Park West Apartments near 108th and Jaynes Plaza, near Fort Street.  There were no reports of injuries but utility service was partly interrupted on a frigid morning. Continue Reading »

Scottsbluff, NE – Arson fire at apartment building contained by newly installed sprinkler system; No injuries

A new fire alarm and sprinkler system played a part in containing fire damage to a minimum at Eastwood Apartments in Scottsbluff. At around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Scottsbluff Fire Department received a call of a fire alarm going off at Eastwood Apartments.Continue Reading »

Omaha, NE – Sprinkler system extinguishes overnight fire at furniture warehouse

Omaha firefighters found lots of smoke Friday morning while investigating reports of a fire inside a furniture warehouse.

An alarm company alerted the fire department to the situation around 2:30 a.m., said firefighters, letting crews know an alarm was going off inside a building near 31st and Spaulding streets.Continue Reading »

Omaha, NE – Sprinkler system puts out overnight fire that started in school art room kiln

No one was injured when a kiln in an art room at Beadle Middle School in southwest Omaha sparked a fire overnight. Authorities said the fire activated the school’s fire alarm and sprinkler system. Officials say the sprinklers put out the fire before firefighters arrived.Continue Reading »