2019 Winter Sprinkler Saves

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

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