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Houston, TX – Electrical fire in industrial building knocked down by sprinkler system

A fire that damaged a building in a northwest Houston industrial area Wednesday night was likely electrical, officials said.

The Houston Fire Department was initially called out to reports of a fire in a building around 9:40 p.m. at the intersection of Fairway Park Drive and Mitchelldale Street, just northwest of Loop 610 along U.S.Continue Reading »

McKinney, TX – Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; Fire Department reports

Units from the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) and its’ investigators were called to an apartment building at 6150 Alma Rd. on Tuesday for a water flow alarm. A kitchen fire had broken out in a second floor unit. Fortunately, the fire had already been extinguished by the apartment’s Fire Sprinkler System.Continue Reading »

Pearland, TX – (NO MEDIA COVERAGE) Single sprinkler head extinguishes apartment kitchen fire

*** NO MEDIA COVERAGE — FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED *** On January 13 at approximately 12:30 the Pearland Fire Department responded to the Stonepost Apartments at 12400 Shadow Creek Parkway for a fire alarm. Upon arrival the first responding engine company found one activated fire sprinkler head in the kitchen in one of the apartments that extinguished the fire on the stovetop with some charring to the microwave above.… Continue Reading »

Houston, TX (No Media Coverage) – Laundry room fire at senior living facility contained by sprinkler system

***NO MEDIA – FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED*** On 1/22 at approximately 9:00 p.m. a fire occurred at a senior living apartment complex. A fire occurred in the laundry room of a resident’s apartment (dryer fire). One sprinkler head activated, and contained the fire to the laundry room.… Continue Reading »

Fort Hood, TX – Fire at Fort Hood dining facility suppressed with help from sprinkler system

A fire caused minor damage to a dining facility on north Fort Hood Wednesday afternoon.  Directorate of Emergency Services personnel were dispatched around 2:20 p.m. after a fire was reported at the DFAC facility.  “As a safety precaution, the building manager had already evacuated personnel in the building due to the sprinkler system discharging water and possible interaction with the electrical system,” a Fort Hood spokesperson said. Continue Reading »