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Rostraver Twp, PA – Fire in unoccupied restaurant is extinguished by sprinkler system

A fire erupted at a Rostraver Township restaurant on Monday before it was quickly extinguished by the business’s sprinkler system. Rostraver Central Fire Department said in a mid-afternoon posting to its Facebook … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rostraver Twp, PA – Fire in unoccupied restaurant is extinguished by sprinkler system”

Harrisburg, PA – Sprinkler system limits spread of fire in exhaust stack at industrial facility

A Wednesday last night fire at a Harrisburg industrial site damaged a roof and exhaust stack, but no one was injured as a result of the blaze. That is according to Harrisburg … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Harrisburg, PA – Sprinkler system limits spread of fire in exhaust stack at industrial facility”

Buckingham, PA – Fire at elementary school confined to one classroom by sprinkler system

A fire at Cold Spring Elementary School in Buckingham started in an unoccupied classroom on the second floor, township police said Thursday. Fire Marshal Jim Kettler is investigating the cause, they added. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Buckingham, PA – Fire at elementary school confined to one classroom by sprinkler system”

Brockway, PA – Fire at health care and rehabilitation center held in check by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

In Jefferson County, a fire at a health care and rehabilitation center is still under investigation.

Fire officials say the fire was contained to the kitchen of the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Brockway, PA – Fire at health care and rehabilitation center held in check by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

Hazleton, PA – Department store fire kept in check by sprinkler system until fire crews arrived

Firefighters brazed sub-zero temperatures extinguishing a fire in a storage room inside Boscov’s Department Store in the Laurel Mall near Hazleton on Thursday morning.

Crews responded to the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Hazleton, PA – Department store fire kept in check by sprinkler system until fire crews arrived”

Reading, PA – Sprinkler system helps keep restaurant fire from spreading to neighboring businesses

Firefighters responded to an early Thursday morning fire at a Chinese restaurant in north Reading. Crews were dispatched shortly before midnight to the 800 block of Oley Street for the report … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Reading, PA – Sprinkler system helps keep restaurant fire from spreading to neighboring businesses”

Harrisburg, PA – Sprinkler system contained fire to school bathroom; No injuries reported

The Harrisburg Bureau of Fire responded to a small, contained fire Tuesday morning, in a second floor boys bathroom at Rowland Academy.

According to school district officials, students … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Harrisburg, PA – Sprinkler system contained fire to school bathroom; No injuries reported”

Moosic, PA – Laundry fire at assisted living facility contained with help from sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Some residents had to be removed from an assisted living facility in Lackawanna County on a very cold night after a dryer caught fire. Fire crews were called to Oakwood Terrace in … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Moosic, PA – Laundry fire at assisted living facility contained with help from sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

Blandon, PA – Sprinkler system activates in overnight fire at senior residential complex

State Police at Reading investigated a fire around 11 p.m. Wednesday night at Keystone Villa that left multiple residents displaced. Crews found a smoke condition throughout one portion of the structure on … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Blandon, PA – Sprinkler system activates in overnight fire at senior residential complex”

Merion, PA – Overnight fire in on-campus student apartment suppressed by sprinkler system

An apartment fire broke out on November 30, 2018, on the St. Joseph’s University campus at 701 City Avenue. The Fire started shortly before 12:40 AM while many students in the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Merion, PA – Overnight fire in on-campus student apartment suppressed by sprinkler system”