Fire Sprinkler Times

Fire Sprinkler Saves (Summer Edition 2020)

June 2020

 Fire Sprinkler Controls Kitchen Fire in Peoria Apartment

PEORIA, IL (June 21, 2020) – A fire sprinkler controlled an early morning kitchen fire, June 21, at New Hope Apartments in Downtown Peoria.

The Peoria Fire Department responded to a smoke alarm call. A sprinkler activated and there was a small fire on the stove and counter top in a fifth floor unit. Firefighters turned off the stove and extinguished the remaining fire.

The fire was determined to be accidental and the local chapter of the American Red Cross was called to help find residents shelter for the evening.

Source: Journal Star


Fire Sprinkler Stops Fire From Spreading At Peoria Country Inn & Suites

PEORIA, IL (June 17, 2020) – A fire sprinkler controlled a fire in a hotel room at the Country Inn & Suites at 5309 W. Landens Way in Peoria Wednesday morning around 7:53 a.m.

While en route, dispatchers received reports of smoke in the building and a full fire response was requested. Upon arrival, fire crews saw smoke in the hallway on the second floor and determined the origin was from a single room. They found the sprinkler system activated preventing the fire from spreading and extinguished the remaining fire.

Firefighters checked remaining rooms for occupants. Everyone safely evacuated and there were no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Source: 25News Week.com


Fire Sprinkler Stops Fire From Spreading at Linen Service Facility

COLUMBIA, IL (June 15, 2020) – A fire sprinkler controlled a fire at the Crown Linen Service located at 322 E. Industrial Drive in Columbia around 8:25 p.m. on Monday, June 15.

The Columbia Fire Department responded to a call of black smoke showing from the large facility. According to Columbia Assistant Fire Chief Jim Broshears, a large bag of laundry caught fire inside the business, possibly due to spontaneous combustion. The first crew in knocked it down and the fire sprinkler system helped.

Crown Linen provides linen services for the restaurant, hospitality, healthcare and sales industries. There was minimal damage and no injuries were reported.

Source: Republic-Times


Fire Sprinkler Controls Industrial Fire At Construction Business


WARRENVILLE, IL (June 12, 2020) – A single fire sprinkler controlled a fire in a construction building on the 30W200 block of Butterfield Road around 10:30 p.m. on Friday.

Fire crews from the Warrenville Fire Protection District arrived at the scene six minutes […]