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Fire Sprinklers At Work (Spring 2017 Edition)

March 2017 Madison Slumberland Furniture The fire sprinkler system activated and contained a fire in the clearance storage area of the furniture store to a 30-by-30-foot area. Firefighters only took two minutes to extinguish the remaining fire. The preliminary determination was that an electrical fault may have been the cause. Ed Ruckriegel, Fire Marshal,...
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Fire Sprinklers At Work (Fall/Winter 2016 Edition)

December 2016 Waukesha Municipal Garage The fire sprinkler system at the city’s municipal garage confined a fire in a dump truck. Firefighters used a small water can to fully extinguish the fire. The remainder of the city’s snow and heavy equipment fleet was not damaged by the fire. No injuries were reported. City of...
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Fire Sprinklers At Work (Fall 2015 Edition)

October 2015 Madison Tommy Thompson Commerce Center Due to the quick response of a fire sprinkler system, no one was hurt in an overnight fire in the underground parking garage of the building. The sprinkler system extinguished the fire, which began when a power line shorted out in a storage room, and prevented the...
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Wisconsin Fire Departments Benefit from Fire Sprinkler Demonstration Awards

In the past year, four Wisconsin fire departments have taken advantage of fire sprinkler education stipends offered by the national nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) and hosted side-by-side fire and sprinkler burn demonstrations in their communities. The Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department and Allenton Volunteer Fire Department were beneficiaries of $1,o00 stipends from...
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New HFSC Stipends Help Wisconsin Fire Departments with Home Fire Sprinkler Education

Through funding from a U.S. FEMA Fire Prevention & Safety Grant, the nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) offered two new stipend programs to U.S. fire departments looking to increase home fire sprinkler education within their communities this year. One of the two stipend programs this year is a completely new concept in home...
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Fire Sprinklers At Work (Fall/Winter 2012 Edition)

Update: Since October 18, 2011 October 2011 Paper Company Town of Menasha Town of Menasha firefighters were called to Clearwater Paper for a report of a fire in a paper machine. According to the Post Crescent, Fire Chief Keith Kiesow said the fire originated in a tissue machine and was largely put out by...
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