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Michigan warehouse extinguished by the building's sprinkler system
WDIV-TV Jan. 21, 2011    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Police officers responded to a fire alarm at the Stock Building Supply in Waterford, Mich., and found that a paper towel dispenser in the women's bathroom had been lit on fire. They said the fire had safely been extinguished by the building's sprinkler system. More



Automatic sprinkler system puts fire out at apartments in Hawaii
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Jan. 24, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
About 30 people evacuated from the Kamakee Vista apartments in Kakaako, Hawaii, after a trash fire spread smoke throughout the 28-story building. An automatic sprinkler system put the fire out, said Capt. Robert Main. More

It's not too late to apply for Fiscal Year 2010 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants
Fire Engineering Jan. 24, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
There is still time to submit an application for the Department of Homeland Security, fiscal year 2010 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants. Applications for these grants must be received by 5 p.m. EST February 4. Fire Prevention and Safety Grants are competitive. Projects can include arson prevention, sprinkler awareness, smoke alarm installation, burn prevention and fire prevention public education. More



Omaha, Neb., firefighters battle two fires
Action 3 News Jan. 21, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Firefighters with the Omaha Fire Department in Nebraska recently responded to two fires. The first broke out at a clothing distribution warehouse. It took firefighters awhile to find exactly where it was because of the size of the building. They eventually traced it to an attic. The sprinkler system helped control the fire until firefighters could get there. More

AFSA continues as Authorized Provider of IACET CEUs
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The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has again awarded the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) the prestigious Authorized Provider status. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The recognition period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time. More

Small building fire in Alaska
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Jan. 24, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Fairbanks, Alaska, Fire Department personnel responded to a trash fire in a sixth-floor utility closet at the Northward Building. The small blaze activated a water sprinkler and was out by the time firefighters arrived on the scene More

Sprinkler system helps suppress Illinois nursing home fire
FireRescue1 Jan. 24, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A fire that broke out at a nursing home in Round Lake, Ill., was quickly extinguished by an automatic sprinkler system. The fire was contained to a single room of a residence at the Hillcrest Nursing Center, but smoke spread throughout other parts of the building, causing the relocation of residents to the building's common dining area. More
 
 
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