Tag Archives: Tennessee

Chattanooga, TN – Fire in mechanical room of 10 story apartment building extinguished by sprinkler system

Chattanooga firefighters have evacuated apartment building on West 6th Street, due to a small fire Friday night.  The call came in just before 8:15 p.m. from The 300 apartment building. Fire department spokesman Bruce Garner tells Channel 3, a small fire broke out in the mechanical room on the fifth floor.  Continue Reading »

Maryville, TN – Sprinkler system helps firefighters put out possible arson fire at BBQ restaurant

A fire that disrupted dinner Buddy’s Bar-B-Q in Maryville Saturday evening may have been deliberately set, according to Maryville Police Department. Maryville Fire Department received reports of a small fire at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q, 2020 Bridgeway Drive, at 7:58 p.m. Saturday. The first Maryville units arrived on the scene within three minutes, and firefighters quickly had the situation in hand. Continue Reading »

Mt. Juliet, TN – Single sprinkler contains fire at elementary school

Mt. Juliet firefighters extinguished a fire last Sunday morning at Mt. Juliet Elementary School that damaged at least one classroom. Firefighters responded to the school at 2521 W. Division St. at about 8 a.m. According to Mt. Juliet fire officials, the fire started in “hotel-style” heater” that activated one sprinkler head in a classroom, and the school’s sprinkler system contained the fire.Continue Reading »

Kingsport, TN – Arson fire in McDonald’s bathroom extinguished by sprinkler system

The Kingsport Fire Department is on the scene of a fire at the McDonald’s restaurant on Lynn Garden Drive. According to KFD’s public information officer Barry Brickey, the fire was intentionally set in the bathroom.  The fire department reports the fire sprinkler put out the flames before the crews arrived. Continue Reading »

Spring Hill, TN – Fire in air handler unit at GM plant contained by sprinkler system; 2nd sprinkler save at plant this year

The Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to the Spring Hill’s General Motors plant Thursday after an air handler unit caught fire within the facility. Columbia Fire Department’s Engine 5 and Truck 3 were dispatched to the scene at 8:29 p.m. along with Engine 1, Truck 1 and Rescue Vehicles 1 and 3, according to an incident report from the department. Continue Reading »

Chattanooga, TN – Fire in cotton bales at ADM plant contained with help from sprinkler system

Chattanooga firefighters battled a fire in South Chattanooga at ADM Southern Cellulose Products at 103 W. 45th Street on Thursday. Chattanooga Fire Department spokesman Bruce Garner says though there was only light smoke visible from the outside, once inside the large building, they could see dozens of cotton bales that were on fire.Continue Reading »