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Successful Activations (Spring/Summer 2015 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   August 2015   Stevenson Hall (Eastern Illinois University) Charleston Fire Department The fire sprinkler system in the dormitory quickly doused a fire that began due to the unattended burning of incense in a closet in a fifth-floor room....
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Successful Activations (April-August 2014 Edition)

Successful Activations (April-August 2014 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   June 2014   Grimm Metal Fabricators Lombard Fire Department The fire sprinkler system in the building controlled an early morning fire in the rear portion of the warehouse. No one was in the building at the time. Damage...
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Successful Activations (January 2013 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activation.   November 2012   Edgewater Walk Apartments Tinley Park Fire Department A single sidewall sprinkler in an apartment unit of the 24-unit building extinguished a stovetop fire that was caused by unattended cooking. There was only $2,500 in damages,...
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During National Fire Prevention Week, Live Fire Sprinkler Demonstrations Boost Educational Focus for Many Illinois Fire Departments

From October 7-13, fire departments across Illinois and the nation will host open houses and fire safety events as part of their national Fire Prevention Week (FPW) activities. Education and prevention are essential because nine out of every 10 structure fire deaths occur in the home. That’s according to the nonprofit National Fire Protection...
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Successful Activations (Fall 2012 Edition)

Successful Activations (Fall 2012 Edition)

  Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activation.   September 2012   Roosevelt School Apartments Decatur Fire Department Fire sprinklers contained and extinguished a fire that began in a first-floor apartment unit when food was left cooking on the stove too long. No injuries were reported....
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Fire Sprinkler Extinguishes Fire in Glen Ellyn Home, Further Validating Village’s Residential Fire Sprinkler Ordinance

On the night of August 18, a fire sprinkler system in a six-year-old home in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, contained and extinguished a kitchen fire before it was able to become destructive and possibly deadly. The fire was caused by a coffee maker that was too close to a gas stovetop, where a boiling pot...
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Donated Standpipes Added to Frankfort Training Towers

Thanks to Dynamic Fire Protection and Ferguson Fire and Fabrication, two training towers at the Frankfort Fire Protection District Training Center are now equipped with standpipes. The training center located at 24420 S. LaGrange Road, is used for various levels of training by the Frankfort Fire Protection District, their cadet program and as an...
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