We can tell you over and over again how effective fire sprinkler systems are when it comes to saving lives during a fire, but there’s no better way to get that point across than by providing some real world examples. We’re always on the lookout for stories about fire sprinklers and the lives and property that gets saved because of them, and that’s exactly what happened earlier this month in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
On March 2 a fire started in a local warehouse due to a piece of equipment malfunctioning. Fortunately, no lives were lost and there was minimal damage to the property. Although firefighters quickly arrived on the scene, they didn’t have too much trouble taking care of the fire since the building’s sprinkler system kicked in immediately.
Within 15 minutes the fire was completely extinguished, and everyone inside made it out before it could get out of control. The sprinkler system and firefighters were able to prevent the fire from growing too large. This is just another example of many that shows why sprinkler systems are must when it comes to fire safety.
If you know of any incidents involving fire sprinkler systems saving lives, please let us know. In the meantime, keep checking back with our blog for more news and updates about fire sprinklers. No matter what type of property you own, we’d like to remind you that a fire can break out when you least expect it. With one of our sprinkler systems in place, you can greatly increase your chances of escaping from a fire unharmed. For more information, contact us today!