2018 Winter Sprinkler Saves

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 [...]


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 [...]