Sprinkler System Helps Extinguish Columbia Dorm Fire

A boiler in a building located at 600 West 116th Street, Manhattan, NY,  that Barnard College utilizes as a dorm  exploded injuring 3 people and causing a second alarm fire.  The building's sprinkler system activated and firefighter's were able to get the fire under control in approximately 21 minutes.  Students were able to return to their housing the next morning.  Contact the NYFSCA to learn more about fire sprinklers

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