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Fire sprinkler credited for saving lives
KELO-TV Feb. 9, 2012    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Fire investigators credit a 40-year-old sprinkler system with saving countless lives. A kitchen fire broke out in the tallest apartment building in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D., and as if it hadn't been for the decades-old equipment, the outcome could have been a lot worse. More



Cooking fire doused by sprinkler system
Woodridge Patch Feb. 13, 2012    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Lisle-Woodridge Fire Department responded to an activated fire alarm at a Woodridge, Ill., apartment. Emergency personnel found the apartment sprinkler system confined the fire to the kitchen stove.  More

Sprinkler system extinguishes cooking fire
Ultimate Memorial Feb. 14, 2012    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Approximately 50 Houston firefighters responded to an apartment fire.  Upon arrival they discovered the fire was already extinguished by the sprinkler system. More

Machine fire reported at Illinois business
Geneva Patch Feb. 10, 2012    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An air unit and some shelving caught fire at Portollo Packaging according to the Batavia, Ill., Fire Department. A sprinkler system extinguished the fire. Three sprinklers were able to contain most of the fire. More

Sprinkler stops apartment fire
Parker Chronicle News Feb. 10, 2012    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A fire sprinkler activated inside a Parker, Colo., apartment and stopped cold what could have been a worse kitchen fire, officials with South Metro Fire Rescue said. More

Sprinkler system averts major fire
Yankton Press and Dakotan Feb. 13, 2012    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A minor fire that could have turned into a big problem was extinguished by a Yankton, S.D., firm's sprinkler system. Assistant fire chief Larry Nickels said "thanks to the sprinkler system, there was minimal damage from the fire." More

Sprinkler system keeps fire from spreading at popular Hawaii restaurant
KHON-TV Feb. 10, 2012    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A sprinkler system kept fire from spreading at the Makino Chaya restaurant in Aiea, Hawaii. Fire officials say the fire started in a plastic trash container in the kitchen. Investigators said it's not clear what ignited in the trash container. More

Sprinklers 'could have contained New Zealand hotel blaze'
Stuff.co.nz Feb. 14, 2012    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A teenage boy had to be rescued from New Zealand's Dunedin Hotel fire as he was sound asleep. Firefighters were called to the five-story Kingsgate Hotel after the hotel's smoke alarm system was activated by a fire in a guest room on the third floor. More
 
 
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