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Tulsa, OK – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in putting out fire at linen company

Tulsa firefighters had to battle heavy smoke to put out a rubber floor mat fire at a Tulsa business Monday evening.  The fire happened just before 8:30 p.m. at Superior Linen Company in the 500 block of South Rockford.  Firefighters say they got the call after someone noticed heavy smoke pouring from the building.Continue Reading »

Duncan, OK – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling potentially dangerous blaze at waste facility

A small fire broke out at approximately 7 p.m. Wednesday at Waste Connections, apparently caused by a chemical reaction in a pile of trash workers had recently dumped at the site. Duncan Fire Chief Dayton Burnside said Oakridge Volunteer Fire Department (OVFD) was first on the scene and reacted quickly to extinguish the flaming trash heap.Continue Reading »

Stillwater, OK – Early morning fraternity house fire doused by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

The Stillwater Fire Department says around 40 Oklahoma State University students have been displaced after a fire early Thursday.Firefighters responded around 3:50 a.m. to a fire alarm at the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity house near 3rd and Lincoln. It was reported that smoke was coming from a room on the third floor and students were evacuating.… Continue Reading »

Oklahoma City, OK – Firefighters say sprinkler system helped halt apartment fire; woman and child safely evacuated

Firefighters say a sprinkler system at an apartment complex helped put out a potentially dangerous fire.

Fire crews were called to the scene around 3 a.m. near I-240 and Penn.

Officials say a woman called saying her door was on fire and that her and her daughter were trapped inside.Continue Reading »

Miami, OK – Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling apartment fire; No injuries

An early Sunday morning fire at the Miami Towers building managed by the Miami Housing Authority at 41 North Main in Miami could have been devastating. However, thanks to quick thinking and fast response, what could have been tragic ended with no injuries and only minor smoke and water damages. Continue Reading »

Tulsa, OK – Oven fire at manufacturing business suppressed by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

A Tulsa business was briefly evacuated Thursday morning after a fire inside an oven. Firefighters got the call before 7 a.m. to Sonoco Products in the 10000 block of East 52nd Street. 

Plant manager Lynn Ratliff told News On 6, a fire broke out in an oven in the company’s quality control room.Continue Reading »

Tulsa, OK – Overnight fire at senior apartment complex is limited by sprinkler system

The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. at Inverness Village near 3800 W. 71st St. A couple woke up to their balcony on fire. The husband pulled the fire alarm and the couple ran outside to safety.

Firefighters with the Sapulpa Fire Department showed up to see several residents outside.Continue Reading »

Stillwater, OK – Sprinklers prevent overnight fire from spreading at popular restaurant

A small kitchen fire at El Vaquero early Sunday morning has forced the restaurant to temporarily close. A pot with oil in it was left on a lit gas burner after all the employees had gone home for the day, according to General Manager Gustavo Villasenor, who Monday said he may need to get more strict with his closing procedures.Continue Reading »

Tulsa, OK – Sprinklers confine fire at Woodland Hills Mall to small area

A small fire triggered an alarm and was extinguished at Woodland Hills Mall on Monday evening, a Tulsa Fire Department spokesman said.

Fire Capt. Stan May said some boxes in a sub-level storage area near JCPenney, on the south side of the mall at 71st Street and Memorial Drive, caught fire and triggered an alarm about 8 p.m.Continue Reading »