Successful Activations (March 2013 Edition)

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March 2013


Lincoln at River Run
Bolingbrook Fire Department

One sprinkler controlled a kitchen fire in a single unit of the apartment building.

Valley Fire Protection Systems


Nursing Home
Chicago Fire Department

Fire sprinklers contained and extinguished a fire before firefighters arrived to a single unit of the nursing home in the South Loop. No injuries were reported and no one needed any medical treatment.

Chicago Sun-Times

February 2013


International Paper Company
Des Plaines Fire Department

The sprinkler system in the paper factory held a paper-rolling machine fire in check until fire crews arrived. The fire was caused by a short circuit in the machine. Preliminary loss estimate is $2,000.

Des Plaines Journal


Summer Wood Apartments
Ross Township Fire Service (Merrillville, IN)

A single fire sprinkler on the second floor of the apartment building controlled and extinguished a fire.

Valley Fire Protection Systems

January 2013


The Milk Pail
East Dundee Fire Protection District

The fire sprinkler system at the restaurant/banquet facility extinguished a fire. The fire began when a cigarette that had been smoked by someone in a breezeway between buildings caught one of the buildings on fire.

Andy Waterman
Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company

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