Sprinklers save workshop.

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service was recently called to a fire at Wood Brothers, manufacturer of quality reproduction oak furniture, A total of six sprinkler beads had operated which were controlling the fire in the vicinity of two spray booths.

Firefighters only needed to use a small quantity of water to fully extinguish the fire. The higher than usual number of heads that activated was due to the rapid fire growth as a result of large quantities of solvents and other highly combustibles associated with this type of process. …

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