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Residential fire sprinkler fights Waterloo, Iowa apartment fire

Blog Post created by RYAN QUINN Employee on Nov 25, 2013

 

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The fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. Fire officials said no one was inside at the time and believe the fire started on a couch in the apartment.


The fire was contained to one room on the second floor, thanks to the building's sprinkler system.


 

Residential fire sprinklers save lives and propertyand protect the environment,as evidenced by the following side-by-side live burn demonstration:


 


 

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