Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Damage minimized at manufacturing facility (Denison, TX)

A manufacturing facility fire on Tuesday morning is being investigated as suspicious. When fire crews responded to the fire at approximately 5 a.m., they found that the door to the building was open and smoke was pouring out of the facility. The building's fire sprinkler had been activated when they arrived as well.

Fire contained by sprinkler system at hotel (Colorado Springs, CO)

The fire which erupted in a hotel on Tuesday at around 9 a.m. was under control by 9:30 a.m., thanks in part to the hotel's fire sprinkler system. Hotel guests were able to evacuate safely, and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Sprinklers keep fire from spreading at vacant building (Cincinnati, OH)

A fire began around midnight Wednesday morning near an air conditioning unit on the fifth floor of a vacant building. 76 firefighters responded to the fire, and these responders, in addition to the sprinkler system were able to control the fire. No injuries were reported, and the fire's cause is undetermined.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Sprinklers eliminate fire at YWCA building (Washington, DC)

An early morning fire erupted on Monday at a YWCA building. The fire was contained to one room and ultimately extinguished by the facility's fire sprinkler system. The fire's cause remains under investigation.

Office building fire extinguished with help from sprinkler (New York City, NY)

An office building was evacuated safely after a fire was reported in it on Monday. Fire crews responded to the call shortly after being notified.

A representative for the Official Fire Department City of New York said, "(The fire was) extinguished, largely by the building's sprinkler system."

There were no injuries reported.

Sprinklers control high rise fire (Amarillo, TX)

Fire crews were notified of a fire on the 12th floor of a bank plaza building on Tuesday evening. When they arrived, they found the the fire had been controlled by the building's fire sprinkler system. The fire began in an office area, and it's cause is under investigation. There were no reported injuries.

Home improvement store fire extinguished by sprinkler system (Anderson, SC)

A fire erupted in the aisle of a home improvement store early Wednesday morning. The fire department was notified of the fire at approximately 6:20 a.m. However, the fire sprinkler system extinguished the flames, and there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.