Tag Archives: New Jersey

Toms River, NJ – Sprinkler system keeps apartment fire from spreading

Residents who were forced from a Toms River apartment building amid a Thanksgiving morning fire are expected to be able to go home on Monday, Toms River officials said Saturday.  The fire at Highland … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Toms River, NJ – Sprinkler system keeps apartment fire from spreading”

Lodi, NJ – Fire in industrial building doused by sprinkler system

Sprinklers helped douse a fire in a Lodi industrial building last Sunday night  Firefighters "were met with heavy smoke and an activated sprinkler head," the borough fire department said.  Crews stretched a hose line … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Lodi, NJ – Fire in industrial building doused by sprinkler system”

Somers Point, NJ – Sprinkler system assist firefighters in controlling blaze at boat storage facility

The fire inside the boat rack building at Waterfront Marine at the base of the Route 52 causeway Wednesday could have been much worse, Fire Chief Michael Sweeney said.  Had the boats there caught … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Somers Point, NJ – Sprinkler system assist firefighters in controlling blaze at boat storage facility”

Stone Harbor, NJ – Kitchen fire at Jersey Shore restaurant knocked down by sprinkler system

A late night fire damaged a Japanese restaurant at the Jersey Shore.  Investigators say this could have been a lot worse.  The fire sprinkler activated, helping knock down a kitchen fire at Water Lily … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Stone Harbor, NJ – Kitchen fire at Jersey Shore restaurant knocked down by sprinkler system”

Clifton, NJ – Sprinkler system hold early morning restaurant fire in check

A Lexington Avenue restaurant's sprinkler system kept an early Wednesday morning fire in check until firefighters arrived and extinguished it, officials said.  Firefighters found smoke coming from Ya Hala restaurant on Lexington Avenue upon … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Clifton, NJ – Sprinkler system hold early morning restaurant fire in check”

Wayne, NJ – Laundry fire at 24-Hour Fitness is kept from spreading by sprinkler system

A fire broke out in the laundry room of the 24-Hour Fitness on Route 23 in Wayne on Thursday morning.  The two-alarm fire was contained to separate laundry baskets and was mostly kept at … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Wayne, NJ – Laundry fire at 24-Hour Fitness is kept from spreading by sprinkler system”

Bridgeton, NJ – Sprinkler system knocks down fire on 10th floor of city housing complex

A propane tank explosion and fire last weekend on the 10th floor of a city housing authority complex forced the evacuation of residents, authorities said Friday.  Battalion Chief Kevin Scarlato said firefighters responded at … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Bridgeton, NJ – Sprinkler system knocks down fire on 10th floor of city housing complex”