March 25, 2009
New Bern, North Carolina
Thanks to the automatic sprinkler system for saving lives in a New Bern apartment Sunday night.
Fire broke out in a bedroom at a Wyndsor Park apartment unit off Racetrack Road. The sprinkler system in the apartment's bedroom was activated by the heat, enabling a couple and their small child to escape harm.
New Bern Fire Marshal Henry Watson has warned that people who have sprinkler systems in their apartments or homes should not become complacent.
Read the article Sprinkler System Saves Couple, Small Child