Sprinkler Save Times Fifty

Sprinkler TreeSince early 1985 the Pleasantview, Illinois Fire Protection District has been tracking [link to article] sprinkler saves in a unique way. With the help of a local sprinkler contractor they’ve built what they call a “sprinkler tree” that is displayed outside of the fire protection bureau’s office (pictured: Fire Marshal Dan Tholotowsky (front) and Deputy Fire Marshal Art D’Andrea (back) of the Pleasantview Fire Protection District (IL) and Rich Ray (center) of Cybor Fire Protection. [PRNewsFoto/Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board]). The tree includes the fire sprinkler that saved the property, photo plaques of the buildings and a short description of the fire.

The celebrated 50th addition to the sprinkler tree occurred at Best-Way Refinishing in Hodgkins. Sprinklers controlled a fire that began in paint spray booth filters during process work.”

Good Stuff! [prnewswire.com]

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