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Fire Sprinkler Contains Fire in Assisted Living Home

A fire sprinkler contained a fire at an assisted living home on S. Brookline Drive in the City of Madison on October 14 shortly after 3:00 p.m. The sprinkler allowed on-site staff to deploy a fire extinguisher and put the fire out. When City of Madison Fire Department Ladder Company 2 arrived on scene, firefighters determined that the fire was caused by an older, recalled dehumidifier that malfunctioned. There were [...]

2019-10-17T16:39:54+00:00

Fire Sprinkler Extinguished Mattress Fire At West Side Hotel

CITY OF MADISON, WI (August 21, 2019) –A single fire sprinkler extinguished a mattress fire in one of the rooms of a west side hotel, August 15 at 12:11 a.m. As firefighters entered the hotel, a manager notified them that the mattress had already been brought outside. They went outside to ensure the mattress was fully extinguished. A guest at the hotel explained to firefighters that he was “trying to [...]

2019-08-25T23:41:44+00:00