Fire sprinklers kept parking garage fire at bay

CITY OF MADISON, WI  (September 12, 2018) – On September 12, 2018 a fire sprinkler contained a fire that started in a moped in an underground parking garage on Bedford Street in Madison. Firefighters found smoke coming from the garage. Ladder Company 1 entered the parking area where a sprinkler activated keeping the fire at bay. Ladder 1 extinguished the remaining fire with a water can extinguisher and began ventilating the area to clear the smoke.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Two mopeds were damaged as a result of the fire.

Source: Public Information Officer, City of Madison Fire Dept.

2018-10-30T02:11:14+00:00

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