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Fire sprinklers prove effectiveness in high rise fire (Gainsville, FL)

A fire sprinkler contained the blaze that broke out in a high rise before firefighters arrived. “The importance of fire sprinklers in these buildings cannot be overstated, what was easily dealt with here today could have been a huge disaster without fire sprinklers and the rapid response from fire rescue,” Gainesville Fire Rescue District Chief Jeff Lane reported to The Gainesville Sun.Continue Reading »

Classroom fire contained by sprinkler system at high school (El Paso, TX)

A Molotov cocktail or incendiary device was thrown through a window at El Dorado High School early Sunday morning. The School District said the device started a fire which triggered a sprinkler system. The classroom, which is used to teach English courses, should be cleaned up and operational by Wednesday.Continue Reading »