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Pittsburgh, PA – Fire chief credits sprinkler system in preventing worse situation in high rise senior apartment building fire

The Pittsburgh fire chief credited a sprinkler system with likely preventing a worse situation for seniors evacuated by a fire Saturday at their high-rise apartment building in Hill District.

“Thankfully, this 10-story building had … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading »

Reading, PA – University dormitory fire contained to one unit by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

.... Firefighters had just been dispatched to a dormitory fire at Alvernia University, so some of the crews responding to the college were diverted to Lancaster Avenue. ... The dorm fire at Alvernia occurred in … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading »