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Halifax, NS, Canada – Fire on 26th floor of high rise apartment building controlled by sprinkler system

Fire crews responded to reports of a fire at Fenwick Tower in Halifax on Wednesday. They were called at about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday after a fire broke out on the 26th floor. Deputy … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Halifax, NS, Canada – Fire on 26th floor of high rise apartment building controlled by sprinkler system”

Halifax, NS, Canada – Suspicious fire in common area of 12-story apartment building extinguished by sprinkler system

Police are investigating two suspicious fires in just 10 days in a common room of a Dartmouth apartment building. The first fire was reported on March 18 at 5:37 p.m. A Halifax Regional Police … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Halifax, NS, Canada – Suspicious fire in common area of 12-story apartment building extinguished by sprinkler system”

Halifax, NS, Canada – Shopping center fire extinguished by sprinkler system; Fire spread limited

Firefighters responded to a store fire in the Halifax Shopping Centre last Tuesday evening. Ben Moss Jewellers suffered both smoke and fire damage, as well as problems due to the water from the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Halifax, NS, Canada – Shopping center fire extinguished by sprinkler system; Fire spread limited”

Halifax, NS, Canada – Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

A third-floor apartment kitchen fire during noon hour left a building at 334 Parkland Dr. was extinguished by the building’s sprinkler system. Four apparatuses and 12 firefighters responded to the blaze.  The call … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Halifax, NS, Canada – Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

North Sydney, NS, Canada – Hospital laundry fire contained with help from sprinkler system

The Nova Scotia Health Authority says a small fire overnight in the laundry room of the Northside General Hospital in North Sydney caused only minor damage. The fire was caused by the spontaneous … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “North Sydney, NS, Canada – Hospital laundry fire contained with help from sprinkler system”

Halifax, NS, Canada – No one injured after sprinklers activate in fire on seventh floor of mental hospital

The Nova Scotia Health Authority says it could take weeks to rebuild two floors damaged after a small fire at the Abbie J. Lane building of the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Halifax, NS, Canada – No one injured after sprinklers activate in fire on seventh floor of mental hospital”

Dartmouth, NS, Canada – Overnight fire on fourth story of apartment building extinguished by sprinkler system

The blaze broke out at about 3:15 a.m. on the fourth storey of the building at 51 Joseph Young Street.  The Halifax fire department said the blaze was mostly extinguished by the sprinkler … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Dartmouth, NS, Canada – Overnight fire on fourth story of apartment building extinguished by sprinkler system”

Sprinkler system controlled fire at waste management building (Kentville, NS)

Kentville firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the Valley Waste Resource main depot on the Donald E. Hiltz Connector Road. Firefighters received the alarm around 3:30 a.m. On their arrival, they … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system controlled fire at waste management building (Kentville, NS)”