The hardworking folks over at Clackamas Fire District #1 in Oregon sent us over this brief, but effective, sprinkler save. Earlier this month, a family had accidentally moved a piece of furniture against a wall heater. Since one of the windows was left open, the heater kicked on and ignited the nearby wicker basket. The home's sprinkler system activated, and the fire was extinguished. The photo above is the aftermath of the incident. Thanks to Shawn Olson, fire inspector at the district and chair of the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition, for sending us the information.
For more information on the coalition, visit their website. And if you've heard of any sprinkler saves in your area, feel free to let us know.