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Arizona vacant building fire contained by sprinklers
KVOA-TV Oct. 14, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Arson is the cause of a fire at a vacant business in Tucson, Ariz., according to Tucson Fire Department officials. Firefighters found smoke coming from the roof area of a vacant business. After pulling lines and entering the building, a small fire was found in one of the rooms. A sprinkler head had activated, controlling the fire. More



Cabinet manufacturer fire doused by sprinkler system
KBND-AM Radio Oct. 12, 2011    Share    Share on
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A spark from a sander ignited some sawdust at the Chester Cabinets building located in Bend, Ore. The fire originated in the dust collection system. The building's fire sprinklers activated and prevented the fire from spreading. More

New Hampshire restaurant fire extinguished by sprinkler system
Union Leader Correspondent Oct. 13, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An electrical fire at the Common Man Restaurant located in Ashland, N.H., was quickly doused when the sprinkler system doused the flames, Common Man Chief Operating Officer Warren Dodge said in a statement. More

North Carolina department store fire contained by sprinklers
The Wilson Times Oct. 15, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A fire at Target department store located in Wilson, N.C., was contained by the sprinkler system along with the help of several employees who used fire extinguishers to help put the fire out.  More



Sprinkler is the hero at factory fire in Baginton, England
The Leamington Courier Oct. 17, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A simple sprinkler saved the day when a fire threatened to burn down a factory in Baginton, England. Firefighters were called to the Middlemarch Business Park after the fire — which started at the factory's oven system — broke out, but they were beaten by the sprinkler, which doused the flames before they arrived. More

Sprinklers extinguish fire at Ontario Tire store
Niagara This Week Oct. 15, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Firefighters in St. Catharines, Ontario, contained a fire which broke out at the Canadian Tire. The fire was a result of an improperly disposed of battery that started in the garbage compactor. The fire sprinkler at the building activated and stopped the fire from spreading from where it started, preventing further damage. More



Sprinklers extinguish kitchen fire
Wood-TV Oct. 17, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Holland, Mich., officials credit an automatic sprinkler system for extinguishing a fire in an apartment's kitchen and preventing it from spreading to other units in the building. More

Applying NFPA 13 in high-rise buildings
Consulting-Specifying Engineer Oct. 18, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Nearly 3,700 years ago, the responsibility of the stability of a structure was first bestowed upon building inspectors. The inspectors made sure that building materials were properly cut and made from unflawed components. More
 
 
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