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A Fire Sprinkler Contained a Garage Fire Keeping it From Spreading to Living Space

MADISON, WI (July 17, 2019) - A fire sprinkler contained a fire that broke out in a condominium garage on Catalina Parkway in Madison shortly after midnight July 17. Firefighters extinguished the fire caused by an electric bike left on a charger. The battery on the bike started on fire. Damage was isolated to the bike. Only a small amount of smoke entered the living space.

2019-07-24T13:17:47+00:00

Fire Sprinklers Prevent Fire from Spreading in Recycling Plant

ONALASKA, WI (July 11, 2019) –Fire sprinklers controlled a fire in the shredder area of an electronics recycling plant in Onalaska on July 9 at 8:40 a.m. Firefighters extinguished the fire a short time later. The cause of the fire is under investigation. There were no injuries. Source: WXOW ABC News 19

2019-07-20T16:24:04+00:00

Occupant Wakes Up During Kitchen Fire In Resort Condo As Fire Sprinkler Activates and Fully Extinguishes the Fire

VILLAGE OF LAKE DELTON, WI (June 9, 2019) – At approximately 6:00 p.m on Sunday, June 9, 2019, the Delton Fire Department was notified of a fire inside a condo unit at the Kalahari Resort. Upon arrival, firefighters confirmed that a kitchen fire had been fully extinguished by automatic fire sprinklers. An occupant asleep in the condo at the time of the fire stated that she woke up to flames [...]

2019-06-25T21:01:16+00:00

Fire Sprinklers Contain A Dryer Fire at the Green Bay Hilton Garden Inn

GREEN BAY, WI (June 2, 2019) - The Green Bay Metro Fire Department credits fire sprinklers for containing a fire that occurred in a commercial dryer at the Hilton Garden Inn. Fire crews say they were called to the hotel just after 1a.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2019, where upon arrival, they found moderate smoke on the first floor and saw occupants evacuating the building. A fire in a commercial [...]

2019-06-25T21:01:40+00:00

Brat Fest in Madison was an Ideal Event to Increase Awareness about Deadly Home Fires and Demonstrate the Importance of Home Fire Sprinklers

MADISON, WI (MAY 28, 2019) – What do you get when you mix a Memorial Day weekend with 80-degree weather in Madison, Wisconsin along with the World’s Largest Brat Fest? A great opportunity for the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA WI) to participate in hosting a side-by-side fire sprinkler demonstration as a part of National Home Fire Sprinkler Week, and to [...]

2019-06-25T21:02:04+00:00

Fire Sprinklers kept fire from Spreading at a LaCrosse Performing Art Center

LACROSSE, WI (April 9, 2019) - Shortly before noon on Saturday, April 6th, a fire at a the Weber Center for Performing Arts located on Front Street was controlled by fire sprinklers. Activated fire sprinklers prevented a fire from spreading inside the garage stage door entrance. A center employee also used a fire extinguisher. A small plastic tote was found smoldering and removed by fire crew. Damage was limited to [...]

2019-06-25T21:04:14+00:00

Fire Sprinkler Controls an Early Morning Fire of Fujiyama Restaurant in West Allis

WEST ALLIS (April 7, 2019) – The early hours of April 7, the West Allis Fire Department responded to an alarm at the Fujiyama restaurant at 2906 S. 108 Street. Firefighters found moderate smoke and a fire next to the fryers under a table. A fire sprinkler kept the fire contained, allowing firefighters to complete extinguishment. The fire was caused by a jug of oil that was next to stove. The [...]

2019-06-25T21:03:53+00:00

A Single fire Sprinkler Extinguished a fire at a Skate and Family Fun Center

WEST ALLIS, WI (April 4, 2019) - One fire sprinkler extinguished a trash can fire in a storage room at the Incredi-Roll Skate and Family Fun Center in West Allis. The West Allis Fire Department responded to a call of a fire at the Skate and Family Fun Center at 10928 W Oklahoma Avenue the evening of April 4th. When fire crews arrived, they found the fire sprinkler extinguished the [...]

2019-06-25T21:03:34+00:00

Bar and Restaurant Opened day after fire due to Quick fire Sprinkler Activation

CROSS PLAINS, WI - (March 26, 2019) - In Cross Plains on March 26th a fire sprinkler extinguished a kitchen fire at Coaches Bar and Restaurant shortly after midnight. Fire crews were called to the scene and found the fire sprinkler system controlled the fire. No one was in the building at the time of the fire. The cause is under investigation. According to the establishment’s Facebook page, they were [...]

2019-06-25T21:04:46+00:00
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