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The collation of sprinkler saves provides powerful evidence to the ability of sprinklers to greatly reduce the effects of fire!
April 12, 2022

Recent Sprinkler Saves bust two myths

Two Sprinkler Saves in recent weeks confirm that automatic water based fire suppression systems – sprinklers and water mist – can and will control, if not extinguish, fires caused by an electrical fault and in kitchens. Merseyside Fire Rescue Service were alerted to a fire in a restaurant in Liverpool. The source of the blaze [...]
March 15, 2022

Three SprinklerSaves – three very different sources of ignition

In the last month sprinklers have protected a school, a retirement housing block and a 13 storey residential building from fire. Yet again sprinklers are recorded as protecting the young, the elderly and the vulnerable from fire thus providing society with  the necessary resilience to the damaging forces of fire. Chip pan fire: Retirement Housing Bedfordshire and Luton Fire and [...]
February 23, 2022

SprinklerSave: Shop, Sheffield

On 10th February, South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to a fire in a furniture store in Sheffield. The fire started in a a loading bay at the back of the shop behind roller door shutters but was extinguished by the activation of one commercial sprinkler head in advance of the firefighting crews [...]
February 9, 2022


January 27 : SprinklerSave – Care home, Northamptonshire Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) were called out to a fire in the laundry room of a three-storey Care Home in Wellingborough. An industrial tumble dryer had caught fire  in the  premises laundry room located on the ground floor. The fire was contained  to the room [...]
February 2, 2022

SprinklerSave : Warehouse, Gateshead

DECEMBER 17th Tyne & Wear FRS were called to a fire at a warehouse in Gateshead involving a propane gas-powered forklift truck and involving involving several wooden pallets. Three sprinkler heads installed in the roof void actuated, extinguishing the fire before the arrival of TWFRS Without the Sprinkler System, there would have been significant damage [...]
January 24, 2022

Another school saved from destruction by sprinklers

SprinklerSave : School, Essex BAFSA has received a belated report of a Sprinkler Save which occurred on 24th November 2021. London Fire Brigade have reported a sprinkler actuation of the Ilford Academy’s sprinkler system following a fire in a waste bin located in a changing room. One concealed sprinkler head operated suppressing, extinguishing the fire [...]
January 14, 2022

4 weeks – 4 Sprinkler Saves

On 13th December, London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called to a fire in a 12 storey residential block of flats. Six fire appliances attended. The fire started in the utility room of a 6 roomed split-level flat across the 10th and 11thfloors. 1 residential sprinkler head operated extinguishing the fire. LFB reported that a woman was [...]
December 8, 2021


A fire was discovered within a groundfloor toilet and cloakroom area involving the ignition of a toilet roll and its plastic holder causing a single sprinkler head to activate, extinguishing the fire and limiting smoke and heat damage. On arrival operational crews found that the fire has been completely extinguished by the sprinkler system proceeded to [...]
December 3, 2021

Sprinklers save a school and a high rise block from fire

Two Sprinkler Saves in one week 21st November: A fire on the 3rd floor of a 21 storey residential block on the Isle of Dogs was extinguished by the activation of three sprinkler heads before the arrival of London Fire Brigade and the fire was contained within the five roomed flat. LFB’s fire investigation team believes [...]
November 3, 2021

SprinklerSave: high rise flat, Birmingham

West Midland Fire Service have reported that a fire within a 6th floor flat was extinguished by the residential sprinkler system, with no casualties reported… MORE
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