A north St. Louis apartment's seventh floor was heavily damaged by fire overnight. St. Louis Firefighters responded to the Roosevelt Town Apartments on North Euclid just before 12:30 AM Thursday, December 2, 2018. Thanks to the fire sprinkler system, the fire was contained to one unit and was mostly extinguished when fire crews arrived. Everyone [...]
Fire Marshal Jason McIntosh provided this story: On the evening of 11/17/18, crews responded for the report of an apartment fire. Upon arrival, fire crews entered the apartment and found that the fire had been extinguished prior to arrival by one sidewall sprinkler located in the kitchen of the apartment. While overhaul and ventilation were [...]
The sprinkler save was at a Warehouse on North Broadway that is occupied by a CSI, a Concrete Contractor. Approximately 5:30 Am on Monday morning. October 29, 2018, a fire broke out in a storage area, specifically a rack, and the employees spotted it right away. It may have been some combustible or flammable liquids [...]
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance did a Side-By-Side Burn Demonstration at the Safety Day for the O'Fallon, MO Fire Protection District Sunday October 7, 2018.
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance did a Side-By-Side Burn Demonstration at the Jefferson County Fire Engine Rally in Herculaneum, MO on Saturday September 29, 2018.
On June 8th 2018, at approx. 0330 hours fire crews were dispatched for a still alarm/commercial alarm sounding (2 truck and 1 B/C response) for water flow in Bridgeton, MO. The building was a single story-sprinklered commercial used for truck repair with several roll up entrance doors. Upon arrival, battalion chief noted heavy black smoke coming [...]
The 2018 Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors (MABOI) was held at Normandie Golf Club on Friday May 18. St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance workers Wally Miller and John LaVenture were joined by Retired Creve Coeur Fire Marshal Art Oestereich and Ron Chac with SPIRE.
During the late afternoon of April 25, 2018 Fire Department Crews were sent to 723 South Laclede Station Road for a general fire alarm. This building is a 4 story nursing home and part of a large senior service complex. While en route crews were updated reporting heavy smoke on the third floor. Upon arrival, [...]
The Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition held their 4th annual summit in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on March 23, 2018. The Summit was held at the Drury Inn in Cape Girardeau. Speakers included Bethany Westlake with the St. John's Mercy Burn Center in St. Louis County, Assistant Fire Chief J.P. Penet from the Belleville, IL FD, Dr. [...]
Kirkwood Fire Department responded to a report of a kitchen fire at 225 Pullman Place Apt. #200. The call came in at 13:23:16. The resident was home at the time. Kirkwood Assistant Fire Chief Leo Meyer said, "There was a fire on a stove that was extending to the cabinets when the side wall sprinkler was [...]