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Student Housing Sprinkler Save at SIUE

A fire sprinkler save at an off-site student housing at SIUE occurred on September 5, 2017. The Enclave apartment building in Edwardsville, Illinois was sprinklered with a 13R System by Boyer Fire Protection several years ago and they provide the system maintenance.

By | September 6th, 2017|Code Officials, Contractors, Public Interest, Sprinkler Saves|Comments Off on Student Housing Sprinkler Save at SIUE

Second Annual Home Fire Sprinkler Summit Held in Springfield, MO

The Second Annual Home Fire Sprinkler Summit was held March 23, 2016 at the Springfield, MO Police & Fire Training Center. Springfield Fire Chief David Hall and Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition Chairman, Cape Girardeau Fire Chief, Rick Ennis welcomed the crowd of 70 people to the Summit. Jessica Sexton, Missouri Sprinkler Coalition PIO, gave an [...]

Fire Sprinkler Save in St. Louis Apartment Building

St. Louis Firefighters responded for an apartment fire on March 30, 2016.  Arriving firefighters found a fire in a second floor apartment which had been extinguished by the automatic sprinkler system.  The occupants had been burning candles on the bed in the master bedroom.

By | March 7th, 2016|Education, Public Interest, Sprinkler Saves|0 Comments

Sprinkler Save at Smoothie King

There was a sprinkler save June 25, 2015 at a Smoothie King in a strip shopping center located at 12599 Olive St. Rd. in Creve Coeur, MO.   An electrical fixture in the bathroom ceiling caught fire and caught combustibles in the bathroom on fire.  A 165 deg. fire sprinkler head fused and put the [...]

First Annual Missouri Fire Sprinkler Summit

The Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition held their first annual Fire Sprinkler Summit at the Holiday Inn East in Columbia, Missouri on Tuesday March 10, 2015.  Missouri is one of 22 states to have a Fire Sprinkler Coalition. Coalition Chairman, Cape Girardeau Fire Chief Rick Ennis, welcomed over 50 attendees to the inaugural summit and provided [...]

Sprinkler Save in Warehouse

In St. Louis, MO on  Saturday October 25, 2014, Fire Alarm dispatched a first alarm for a fire in a building at 812 South Vandeventer.  When companies arrived, they found that the sprinkler system had extinguished a fire involving a piece of machinery in a warehouse. Capt. Mike Corson StLFD

By | October 27th, 2014|Sprinkler Saves|0 Comments

Sprinkler Save at the Renaissance Apartments

On Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 9:48 pm a First Alarm assignment was dispatched for a report of a fire in apt. 208 at the Renaissance Apartments at 3217 Martin Luther King Drive. St. Louis Fire Department Captain Mike Corson reported that one sprinkler head, located in the bathroom, extinguished a fire involving a bath towel [...]

By | August 4th, 2014|Sprinkler Saves|0 Comments

Fire Sprinkler Save at Washington University

The activation of a quick response sprinkler head prevented a major fire at the Psychology Building at Washington University on Tuesday July 15, 2014.   Two separate fires were set on two floors. Clayton Assistant Fire Chief Paul Mercurio said the fires were incendiary and are under investigation.  The structure is  3 stories, with a [...]

By | July 21st, 2014|Sprinkler Saves|0 Comments

Fire Sprinkler Prevents Fire from Spreading at Auto Dealership

On February 28, 2014, at 2:41 PM a fire was reported at the Suntrup Ford dealership in Kirkwood.  The fire was on the exterior of the paint booth but extended to the interior of the paint booth through the ventilation system. The employees had started to fight the fire when the sprinkler activated inside the [...]

By | March 16th, 2014|Sprinkler Saves|0 Comments

Sprinkler Save at Manufacturing Plant

A fire at the Clayton Corporation which manufactures valves and plastic parts on February 12, 2014 was under control in less than an hour thanks to the successful operation of the fire sprinkler system.  The fire was within a spray booth inside the Lab and Quality Control area where employees were testing foam. The fire [...]

By | March 10th, 2014|Sprinkler Saves|0 Comments