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Sheffield Shop Sprinkler Save
- Date of incident; 10 February 2022
- Time of call; 10:51
- Fire Rescue Service; South Yorkshire Fire& Rescue Service (SYFRS)
- Occupancy; Shop (Furniture Store)
- Location; Sheffield
- Ignition source; Careless disposal smoking materials
- Location of fire; Loading bay
SYFRS have reported the above-mentioned sprinkler save, involving the activation of one commercial sprinkler head extinguishing the fire before the arrival of operational crews.
The local star reported that a spokesperson for the fire service said: “The fire started behind some roller shutter doors in a loading area behind the shop, but because the premises had sprinklers fitted the fire was contained so what could have been a very big fire was in fact over quite quickly”