Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have shared information concerning a successful sprinkler activation at a large engineering facility at Inchinnan, Renfrew, on Sunday 26th October. The system is a tank fed wet pipe system using pendant heads. The factory concerned is engaged in the forging and machining of steel, nickel and titanium components where processes include forging, sand blasting, heat treatment, welding and brazing, machining, metal spray, chemical machining, nicke
A fire in a bedroom was extinguished last night (October 15) by a sprinkler system before fire crews arrived, minimising the damage of what would have been a severe fire.
Two crews from Wisbech were called to a fire at an address in the town at around 10.15pm.
The fire was out before crews arrived and everyone had safely evacuated. Crews ensured the fire was fully extinguished and left around 11.10pm. Group Commander Chris Parker said: “This is a great example of how a sp
At 06:21 hours on Saturday 11th October, two fire appliances from Highgate Fire Station in Birmingham were mobilised to a report of fire at the Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, Hurst Street in the city centre.
The theatre is fitted with automatic fire suppression and the sprinklers quickly extinguished the fire, which started in a faulty electrical advertising hoarding on a mezzanine floor inside the theatre. Following clean-up operations by fire-fighters and staff, the theatr