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Carson, Nev., bakery fire put out by sprinkler system
Nevada Appeal Oct. 11, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Sprinklers inside Paul Schat's Bakery at the Carson Mall located in Carson, Nev., quickly knocked out a small electrical fire. Carson City Fire Battaliion Chief Eric Bero said heat tape inside the freezer shorted out against the copper pipe, heating the pipe and igniting some boxes and paper bags resting against the pipe. The heat ignited the overhead sprinklers and the fire was doused. More



Connecticut furniture store fire doused by sprinkler
WTNH- TV Oct. 10, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A fire broke out at the Mills furniture store located in Manchester, Conn. The Fire department says the fire started around 3 a.m., but was quickly put out by the store's sprinkler system. More

Fire Chief says: Sprinklers 'could have saved destroyed Coventry stores'
Coventry Telegraph Oct.7, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Fire bosses believe sprinkler systems could have saved two stores which burned down in a Coventry retail park fire located in Warwickshire, England, putting dozens of jobs at risk. More



Mattress fire doused by hotel sprinkler system
Las Vegas Sun Oct. 5, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Clark County Fire Department located in Las Vegas, responded to a mattress fire on the 38th floor of the Rio that prompted the evacuation of four floors. The sprinkler system had extinguished the flames when crews arrived at the scene fire department officials said. More

Portland, Ore., apartment fire extinguished by sprinkler system
The Oregonian Oct. 5, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Residents of a Portland, Ore., apartment were evacuated after a fire broke out. Portland fire crews responded to reports of smoke coming from a fourth floor bedroom in the five-story Ritzdorf Court Apartments. Each apartment has a sprinkler system so fire was contained to unit said Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman Paul Corah. More



Sprinkler douses kitchen fire in Michigan
Observer and Eccentric Oct. 6, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Three people escaped unharmed after a kitchen fire erupted inside an Uptown Apartments building in Canton, Mich. Firefighters entered the fire-damaged apartment to learn that the sprinkler system had doused the flames, Fire Chief Tim Dunn said. More

Sprinkler system knocks fire out at Phoenix senior living facility
KNXV-TV Oct. 8, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A fire broke out on the second floor of a senior living facility in Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Department said crews found heavy smoke on the entire second floor of the Rose Court Senior Apartments. Officials said the fire was knocked down by the sprinkler system and fire crews. More

Sprinkler extinguishes University of New Hampshire dorm fire
Foster's Daily Democrate Oct. 8, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Unattended burning incense caused an entire building to be evacuated at the Gables student housing apartments at the University of New Hampshire.Upon arrival Durham firefighters found that the sprinkler system had knocked the fire out. More
 
 
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