Tag Archives: South Dakota

Sioux Falls, SD – Sprinkler system contains fire in building’s air handling equipment

No one was injured in a structure fire last Thursday morning in north Sioux Falls, according to a news release. Crews responded to a sprinkler system activation around 7:05 a.m. Thursday in … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sioux Falls, SD – Sprinkler system contains fire in building’s air handling equipment”

Sioux Falls, SD – Sprinkler system keeps arson fire set outside building from spreading inside

Police have arrested a man in connection to a fire that destroyed two porta potties in downtown Sioux Falls.  Forty-eight-year-old Aaron Gruenewald was arrested Thursday morning.  Firefighters extinguished a blaze at the new Washington … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sioux Falls, SD – Sprinkler system keeps arson fire set outside building from spreading inside”

Rapid City, SD – Fire at Ramada hotel suppressed by automatic sprinkler system

A sprinkler system helped quell a fire Thursday afternoon in the kitchen area of the Ramada Rapid City on North Lacrosse Street. Rapid City firefighters responded to reports of flames coming from the kitchen … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rapid City, SD – Fire at Ramada hotel suppressed by automatic sprinkler system”

Watertown, SD – Sprinkler system contains early morning fire at manufacturing facility

Watertown Fire Rescue crews responded to an early morning fire at the Terex-FGI manufacturing plant located at 2813 Piper Avenue on Tuesday morning.  WFR was called to the Terex plant at approximately 5 a.m. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Watertown, SD – Sprinkler system contains early morning fire at manufacturing facility”

Sioux Falls, SD – Sprinkler system prevents apartment fire from spreading

A sprinkler system liked prevented more widespread fire damage to a downtown Sioux Falls apartment building. Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the Huey Apartment Building at 112 N. Phillips Avenue Thursday night. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sioux Falls, SD – Sprinkler system prevents apartment fire from spreading”

Rapid City, SD – Single sprinkler holds apartment fire in check; No injuries

A fire sprinkler is being credited for saving a Rapid City apartment building this morning.Thursday, you couldn't really tell that there was a fire in the building on the 400 block of Bernice Street … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rapid City, SD – Single sprinkler holds apartment fire in check; No injuries”

Rapid City, SD – Fire at Safeway store held in check by sprinkler system; Store opens next day

According to a release from the Rapid City Fire Department, firefighters were summoned about 5:44 a.m. on Christmas Day to a fire alarm at the Safeway store, at 2120 Mount Rushmore Road. A … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rapid City, SD – Fire at Safeway store held in check by sprinkler system; Store opens next day”

Rapid City, SD – Sprinkler stops fire on apartment balcony from spreading into unit

A Saturday fire that started on an apartment unit's balcony was stopped almost completely before it entered the unit, thanks to a sprinkler that activated in a bedroom.

According to a press … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rapid City, SD – Sprinkler stops fire on apartment balcony from spreading into unit”

Rapid City, SD – Apartment deck fire extinguished by sprinkler system

The Rapid City Fire Department is crediting an apartment complex's sprinkler system with rapidly extinguishing a noon Sunday fire that could have spread to other parts of the building.  According to a release … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rapid City, SD – Apartment deck fire extinguished by sprinkler system”