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Sheffield Shop Sprinkler Save

10 February 2022

  • 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”



10 February 2022