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Fire sprinklers douse suspicious fire at restaurant (Grapevine, TX)

Just before 11 p.m. on Sunday, firefighters received notification of a fire alarm activation at a restaurant. The building was full of smoke, with three separate ignition points to the fire. 

“Once the smoke was cleared, they searched the building and found nobody in there,” Grapevine Fire Department’s deputy chief, Darrell Brown said.Continue Reading »

Single sprinkler head controls apartment fire (Katy, TX)

*** FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED – NO MEDIA COVERAGE *** A three-story apartment building caught on fire on Monday afternoon after a candle was left unattended. When fire crews arrived to the apartment, they found that there was no fire showing from the outside of the building, and upon investigating the unit in which the fire began, discovered that the fire had been mostly extinguished by a single sprinkler head.Continue Reading »

Fire extinguished by sprinklers on college campus (Sherman, TX)

A fire began on Friday, November 1, inside a college laboratory at about 10 p.m. The building’s fire sprinkler activated and eliminated the flames by the time firefighters arrived to the scene. No one was reported injured in the incident, and classes in the building will resume as normal on Monday, November 4.Continue Reading »