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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Sprinkler system credited with saving townhouse (Elkton, MD)
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is crediting a fire sprinkler system with saving a home from devastation.
Officials say a man was preparing a meal on the stove when his child was stung by an insect outside. As he attended to his child, the items on the stove burst into flames.
During the time it took to call 911, the fire sprinkler system activated and extinguished the flames before the fire department arrived. With the help of the sprinklers, the fire damages were contained to the stove and cabinets
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