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Successful Activations (Fall/Winter 2016 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   December 2016   The Mather (High-Rise) Evanston Fire Department A single fire sprinkler extinguished a fire after a stovetop burner was left on and ignited nearby boxes of food in a residence the 10-story senior living facility. According...
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Successful Activations (Spring 2016 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   May 2016   Townhome Fox Lake Fire Protection District A fire sprinkler controlled a fire in the garage of a four-unit townhome, allowing the residents to escape unharmed by preventing the fire from spreading to inside the residence...
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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 (Jan/Feb/March 2014 Edition)

Successful Activations (Jan/Feb/March 2014 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   February 2014   Northside College Prep High School Chicago Fire Department Fire sprinklers extinguished a fiery explosion in a cooking class in the high school, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. The fire occurred when...
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Successful Activations (June/July 2013 Edition)

Successful Activations (June/July 2013 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   May 2013   College Station Apartments Normal Fire Department The automatic fire sprinkler system in the apartment building extinguished a stovetop fire. The fire began when oil being heated in a pan ignited and the resident attempted to...
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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 Departments Utilizing Fire Sprinkler Demonstrations for Fire Prevention Week Activities

This year, Fire Prevention Week (FPW), runs from Sunday, October 9, to Saturday, October 15. In line with the National Fire Protection Association‘s (NFPA) theme for this year’s FPW, “Protect Your Family from Fire,” fire departments across the nation will be visiting schools and hosting events to discuss the dangers of fire and how...
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