Sprinklers Keep Dorm Fire in Check

Posted: 4/28/2015

dorm fire sprinkler contractorRiverside, CA -- A trash compactor started fire in the basement of a UC Riverside dorm.  Luckily, fire sprinklers kept the fire in check.

The sprinkler alarm alerted fire crews at 3:39pm that there was a fire at the Lothian Residence Hall.  First responders found smoke billowing from the basement windows and occupants in the process of evacuating.

Fire sprinklers kept the fire in check until fire crews arrived.

No one was hurt and the damage was limited to some water in the basement and first floor.

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