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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

Burn Center Golf Invitational Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Large Donation

MILWAUKEE, WI (March 9, 2019) – The Burn Center Golf Invitational committee presented checks to the Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Burn Center and Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Charitable Foundation from the 2018 Burn Center Golf Invitational (BCGI). The event was hosted by the WI Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association at the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa. […]

2019-06-25T21:06:41+00:00

A fire Sprinkler Extinguished a fire on a Stove cook-top at a Child Day Care

APPLETON, WI- (February 25, 2019) - The activation of a single fire sprinkler extinguished a fire on a stove cook-top at an Appleton child day care on Monday, February 25th at approximately 11:43 a.m. Damage was limited to some cardboard boxes on the top of the stove cook-top. All staff and the sixty-five (65) children present were able to safely evacuate. The Appleton Fire Department was dispatched to Appleton KinderCare, [...]

2019-06-20T15:55:26+00:00

Automatic Fire Sprinkler Extinguished a Fire at UW Campus Building

MADISON, WI- (January 21, 2019) - An automatic fire sprinkler is credited for quickly extinguishing a fire that broke out in the basement of Engineering Hall at the UW-Madison campus on Monday, January 21st. The Fire Department was dispatched to investigate a fire alarm activation in the building. A couple of students told firefighters perhaps their welding project in a shop room on the 10th floor was to blame for [...]

2019-06-20T15:56:16+00:00

An activated fire sprinkler in an apartment furnace utility room kept a fire from spreading

MADISON, WI- (January 30, 2019) - On Wednesday, January 30, 2019 a fire that broke out in the furnace utility room of a City of Madison west side apartment was kept in check thanks to an automatic fire sprinkler. All but two units were able to return home even though nobody was home to report the fire when it first happened. Source: City of Madison Fire Department

2019-06-20T15:54:45+00:00

Madison Fire Department Participates in Home Fire Sprinkler Builder Incentive Pilot Program

The Madison Fire Department administration office lobby includes a banner received from the
Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) through a stipend for outreach. The banner shows how home fire sprinklers save lives, money, water and the environment. The City of Madison Fire Department was one of 10 fire departments nationwide that participated in the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) pilot program to test new educational material [...]

2019-02-22T17:55:26+00:00

Potential large structure fire controlled by fire sprinkler system

RACINE, WI- (January 15, 2019) -A potentially large structure fire was kept at bay due to an active fire sprinkler in Racine, Racine Fire officials said in a release issued Wednesday. At 9:12 p.m. Tuesday, January 15th, the Racine Fire Department was dispatched to the 1500 block of Rapids Drive for an active fire alarm. During the investigation a small, smoky fire was located inside of a tenant's woodshop. The [...]

2019-06-20T15:57:05+00:00

Third Red Bulb Overnight Fire Controlled by Sprinklers

APPLETON, WI (December 23, 2018) - The Appleton Fire Department added a third red bulb to the wreath as a result of an overnight fire for the 2018 Keep the Wreath Green Campaign. On Saturday, December 22, 2018 at approximately 1:27 am, Appleton Fire Department units were dispatched to 2420 E. Peter St. for a report of a fire in an apartment building. Additional information upon dispatch was that the [...]

2019-06-20T16:00:32+00:00

Oak Creek apartment fire extinguished by fire sprinklers

OAK CREEK, WI (December 19, 2018) - The evening of December 19th, the Oak Creek Fire Department responded to a report of an apartment fire in a multifamily building. Upon arrival, crews found that the fire had been controlled and extinguished by the fire sprinkler system. The cause of the fire was from unattended cooking; restricted to the cooking vessel and no extension was found to the structure. Occupants were [...]

2019-06-20T16:01:12+00:00
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