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Fire Sprinkler Saves


1/1/-9/7/2016 Farmers Branch - 7 sprinkler saves reported to NFSA, 6 apartment fires, 1 hotel fire
9/25/2016 Harris County - Apartment Fire
9/24/2016 Harris County - Apartment Fire
8/23/2016 9:10 Temple, TX - Fire at foam products manufacturer controlled by sprinkler system
7/25/2016 16:27 Tyler, TX - Suspicious fire at Dollar Tree store extinguished by sprinkler system
7/25/2016 12:58 College Station, TX - Fire at off-campus apartment building contained by sprinkler system
7/20/2016 16:50 Amarillo, TX - Sprinkler system keeps vehicle fire from spreading at wrecker service business
7/1/2016 12:27 Conroe, TX - Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system; No injuries
6/29/2016 14:17 Fort Worth, TX - Sprinklers activate after books set on fire during elementary school break-in
6/15/2016 0:00 Conroe
6/2/2016 20:29 Houston, TX - High-rise apartment fire quickly extinguished by sprinkler system
6/1/2016 16:02 Abilene, TX - Overnight apartment fire put out by sprinkler system; No injuries
5/23/2016 8:58 Frisco, TX - Sprinkler system keeps early morning restaurant fire from spreading
4/29/2016 16:30 Dallas, TX - Automatic sprinkler system contains fire at Texas high school; No injuries
4/23/2016 12:40 Austin, TX - Fire in 18-wheeler extends into warehouse; Sprinklers extinguish blaze
4/21/2016 16:17 Houston, TX - Fire at assisted living center extinguished with help from sprinkler system; No injuries
4/8/2016 11:45 Pearland, TX - Patio fire at apartment building extinguished by sprinkler installed in balcony
4/5/2016 9:37 San Antonio, TX - Fire at Riverwalk restaurant contained by sprinkler system; No other business affected
3/28/2016 17:42 San Antonio, TX - Storage room fire at Comfort Inn & Suites put out with help from sprinkler system
2/23/2016 16:30 League City, TX - (NO MEDIA COVERAGE) Single sprinkler helps firefighters extinguish apartment fire
2/23/2016 13:28 Pearland, TX - (NO MEDIA COVERAGE) Sprinkler system halts grease fire at apartment building
2/11/2016 13:03 Nacogdoches, TX - Fire in student center at Stephen F. Austin University put out by single sprinkler
2/3/2016 19:33 Louetta, TX - Early morning fire at Comfort Suites motel limited by sprinkler system
1/19/2016 16:13 Dallas, TX - Sprinkler system activates to help control early morning fire at school
1/15/2016 10:36 Austin, TX - Fire in downtown residential high-rise held in check by sprinkler system; No injuries
12/28/2015 Brownwood
12/16/2015 Long View
12/8/2015 Conroe
11/5/2015 Corpus Christi
10/20/2015 Red Oak

10/9/2015 Pasadena Tx Schultz
10/10/2015 Houston Mid Town High Rise
10/8/2015 11:47 San Antonio, TX - Sprinkler system extinguishes intentionally-set restaurant fire
9/30/2015 15:24 Kilgore, TX - Sprinkler system contains fire at packaging manufacturer; Facility fully operational
9/10/2015 8:23 Plano, TX - Sprinkler system assists firefighters in controlling nursing home fire; No injuries reported
7/22/2015 15:58 Brenham, TX - Sprinklers activate to help contain fire that started in jail laundry; No injuries
7/1/2015 15:30 Cleburne, TX - Sprinklers help extinguish fire caused by welding in paint booth area
5/29/2015 13:49 Beaumont, TX - Fire at elementary school put out by single sprinkler
5/28/2015 7:10 Temple, TX - Sprinklers stop spread of apartment fire caused by rechargeable battery
5/22/2015 16:26 Colleyville, TX - Fire at elementary school extinguished by sprinkler system
4/20/2015 9:41 New Braunfels, TX - Sprinklers assist in extinguishing apartment blaze; No injuries reported
3/31/2015 21:12 San Antonio, TX - Restaurant fire in mixed-use residential building suppressed by sprinkler system
3/27/2015 16:25 Fort Worth, TX - Fire at Mutual of Omaha high rise contained by sprinkler system
3/25/2015 12:48 Pasadena, TX - Apartment kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system
3/24/2015 21:33 Beaumont, TX - Sprinkler douses fire at Candlewood Suites; Guests return to rooms within the hour
3/13/2015 10:18 Pearland, TX - Commercial kitchen fire extinguished by sprinkler system
2/27/2015 16:01 Houston, TX - Arson fire at HEB store controlled with help from sprinkler system
2/20/2015 11:51 Austin, TX - Sprinkler system limits spread of fire at office building; Fire contained to computer room
2/5/2015 12:54 Killeen, TX - Dryer vent fire at substance abuse center extinguished by sprinkler system
2/4/2015 21:02 Brownwood, TX - Sprinklers put out overnight fire at nursing and rehabilitation center
1/17/2015 17:30 Beaumont, TX - Fire at Petco store put out with help from sprinkler system; Animals evacuated safetly
1/6/2015 21:17 Houston, TX - (NO MEDIA COVERAGE) Fire at large church controlled by single sprinkler


April 14, 2014

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

On Monday, April 14, 2014 at 4:21 a.m.; a resident at the Superbia Retirement Village had a smoking fire.  The Fire Sprinklers which were installed in the late 1990's activated, suppressed the fire and saved the occupants lives.

February 21, 2014
Katy, Texas

A three-story apartment building caught on fire on Monday afternoon after a candle was left unattended. When fire crews arrived to the apartment, they found that there was no fire showing from the outside of the building, and upon investigating the unit in which the fire began, discovered that the fire had been mostly extinguished by a single sprinkler head. There were no injuries reported.


February 17, 2014
Mansfield, Texas

A fire that began in a chemical vat at a manufacturing facility after 2 a.m. on Monday was contained by the building's fire sprinkler system. A small amount of acid was released, which was quickly contained. Firefighters arrived to extinguish the remaining flames with foam. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but initial reports indicate that it may have been electrical. No injuries were reported.


February 13, 2014
Covington, Louisiana

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday, firefighters responded to a fire that began in the attic of an apartment complex. The sprinkler system kept the fire contained until the fire crews arrived. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but initial reports show that the lighting was suspected. No one was injured in the incident.


February 6, 2014
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

A fire began in the Catholic Presbyterian (Independent Living Apartments, 655 North Street and was squelched by the fire sprinkler system. The majority of the residents are seniors and everyone was able to evacuate safely.

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January 28, 2014
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
South Park Health Care Center, 5725 South Ross Avenue

The fire began about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the office area at an Oklahoma City nursing home.  Staff members helped residents get out of the building, and the sprinkler system put out the fire, said Major Tammy McKinney, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma City Fire Department. 


January 13, 2014
Conroe, Texas

A fire at a manufacturing facility was contained by the fire sprinkler system. The origin of the fire was a filter drying oven, and the building's fire sprinkler system activated and kept the fire from spreading beyond that point. Fire crews extinguished the remaining blaze, and no injuries were reported. 


2013 South Central Saves

November 13, 2013
College Station, Texas

The Rise at Northgate in College Station Texas was briefly evacuated after a kitchen fire broke out on the seventh floor of the building on November 13, according to College Station fire officials.

Residents reported seeing white smoke in the hallway, but the fire was limited to one unit. Firefighters say the apartment's fire sprinkler system extinguished the fire before it spread to any other units. The Rise is 17 stories high, and the College Station Fire Department says the fire suppression system in the complex and firefighter response all worked well to keep this from being something more serious


November 1, 2013
Sherman, Texas

Sherman Firefighters were called to a fire inside a brand-new building at Austin College last night. It happened around 10 p.m. on Friday night November 1, at the IDEA Center. The fire started in an equipment area in one of the building's laboratories and firefighters say the sprinkler system activated and put the fire out.

The building was locked up with "closed" signs posted on Saturday, but a message on the college's Facebook pages says classes will continue as normal on Monday


October 21, 2013
Austin, Texas

Austin Fire Department is investigating a break in and early morning fire to a North Austin restaurant. Fire crews responded to the 1200 block of West Howard Lane near Interstate 35 in North Austin around 4:30 a.m. on Monday, October 21. Firefighters arrived and found light smoke in the building and the sprinkler system activated. Investigators believe someone broke into the restaurant and started a fire before leaving. The sprinkler system controlled the blaze. No arrests have been made and the investigation continues. Damages are estimated at $5,000 to the contents of the building. The structure itself was not damaged, according to Austin Fire Department investigators.


October 20, 2013
Pearland, Texas

The Pearland Fire Department responded to a kitchen fire in a multi-story apartment building located in the 6500 block of Broadway on Sunday, Oct. 20. After arriving, fire department officials discovered that the fire had been extinguished by the fire sprinkler system installed in the building.