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Sprinkler douses fire at small business (Fargo, ND)

A sprinkler system is getting credit for putting out a fire early today before it could cause significant damage to a Fargo business that makes building materials. Firefighters responded at 12:04 a.m. When crews arrived, they found that the sprinkler system had extinguished a fire in a room used for staining and spray-finishing wood products, Assistant Fire Chief Gary Lorenz stated in a news release.Continue Reading »

Fire sprinkler system saves residents at off-campus apartment (Eugene, OR)

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire, but the fire was quickly put out by the sprinkler system. Resident’s were evacuated as a precaution and later were able to return to their homes. The fire comes on what is almost the year anniversiry of a fire that broke out at Courtside’s sister complex, Skybox.Continue Reading »

Single sprinkler head extinguishes apartment fire (Tinley Park, IL)

*** FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED – NO MEDIA COVERAGE *** NAME OF OCCUPANCY: Edgewater Walk Apartments TYPE OF OCCUPANCY: Multi-Family Residetial (24-units) NUMBER & TYPE OF SPRINKLER HEADS ACTIVATED: One; Residential sidewall REASON FOR ACTIVATION: Stove fire FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO ACTIVATION: Unattended cooking No injuries reported and no residents were displaced.… Continue Reading »

Grocery store fire suppressed by two sprinklers (Oakbrook Terrace, IL)

*** NO MEDIA COVERAGE AVAILABLE *** The Oakbrook Terrace Fire Protection District reported a fire alarm activation at roughly 11:30 PM on Sunday, Nov. 25 at an approximately 60,000 square foot fresh market grocery store. A fire in the cooler / meat preparation area was suppressed by two ceiling mounted fire sprinkler heads.… Continue Reading »

Sprinkler prevents fire from spreading in middle school (Mooresville, IN)

After firefighters fought an intentionally-set blaze at Mooresville’s Paul Hadley Middle School, school surveillance video helped investigators nab a suspect.  Dispatchers received a fire alarm call just before 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning. When crews arrived and made access to the building, they discovered smoke in a hallway.  In a release, a fire department spokesman says the fire was prevented from spreading by an activated sprinkler head.Continue Reading »