Tag Archives: Nevada

Henderson, NV – Electrical fire in condominium building contained by sprinkler system

An electrical fire in a Henderson condominium building yesterday evening was contained to the area of origin by the building’s fire sprinkler system and firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire before it could spread to neighboring units.  The Henderson Fire Department responded at about 5:40 p.m.Continue Reading »

Reno, NV – Arson fire at casino resort hotel contained by sprinkler system

One person has been arrested after firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the Peppermill Resort’s north tower in Reno on Tuesday.  The extent of the fire wasn’t immediately clear, but a Reno Fire Department official said the interior sprinkler system contained the fire, with firefighters knocking it down.  Continue Reading »

Las Vegas, NV – Sprinkler system helps keep balcony fire from spreading inside casino hotel

Firefighters doused a 2-alarm fire at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino late Saturday afternoon after black smoke billowed from the lower portion of the hotel. Clark County Fire Deputy Chief John Steinbeck said in an e-mail that the fire involved two exterior balconies and spread into one hotel room.Continue Reading »

Sparks, NV – Sprinkler system puts out fire in HAZMAT situation; No injuries reported

The Sparks Fire Department was dispatched to an activated fire alarm at 230 Coney Island Dr. just before 6 a.m. on Monday.

When authorities arrived on scene, they found water flowing out from under a roll-up door. 

Upon investigation, fire crews observed a light haze in the building caused by a small fire near a Potassium Hydroxide drum.… Continue Reading »

Las Vegas, NV – Sprinklers limit damage in fire at auto repair shop; No injuries reported

Las Vegas firefighters battled an auto repair shop fire last Thursday night. Fire officials responded to the Decatur Automotive Center in the 1700 block of N. Decatur Boulevard at 8:31 p.m. after dispatchers received numerous calls that there was an explosion in one of the auto repair shops and smoke was coming from the garage doors. Continue Reading »

Las Vegas, NV – Sprinkler system keeps warehouse fire from spreading; Fire started on exterior roll-up door

An automatic fire sprinkler prevented a warehouse from becoming fully involved after a fire started outside the warehouse early Tuesday morning. Fire dispatchers received a call from a passer-by at 1:40 a.m. that flames were visible on the outside of a warehouse in the alley behind 1510 S.Continue Reading »

Henderson, NV – Overnight restaurant fire suppressed by sprinkler system

A sprinkler system prevented a fire from expanding at a Henderson restaurant early Tuesday morning. Firefighters with Henderson Fire Department arrived at Giada’s Italian Cucina, 2540 Anthem Village Drive, Suite 100, shortly after 3 a.m. to find a sprinkler system had suppressed a fire, spokeswoman Kathleen Richards said. Continue Reading »

Las Vegas, NV – Sprinkler system puts out mattress fire at downtown apartment building

An automatic sprinkler put out a mattress fire at a downtown apartment building early today, preventing the blaze from spreading, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials.

Nobody was injured, official said.

Firefighters responded about 12:35 a.m. to the Avenue 8 Studio Apartments, 211 N.Continue Reading »

Henderson, NV – Golf course clubhouse fire held in check by sprinkler system

Authorities in Henderson say a cigarette discarded near an outside laundry chute is to blame for an accidental fire at a golf course clubhouse.  Fire Department spokeswoman Kathleen Richards says the large two-story building’s fire sprinkler system kept the fire in check until crews arrived in response to an alarm early Saturday morning. Continue Reading »