October 5th, 2016

Stor-N-Lock Fire

Stor-n-lock in Xenia, OH had a spectacular fire last week at which over fifty personnel worked to battle the blaze.

Crews arrived to find one building on fire and due to the size and complexity additional resources were called to assist. The final numbers were seven command officers, six fire engines, four ladder trucks, […]

June 12th, 2016

100 Storage Units Destroyed

Firefighters took nine hours to bring a blaze under control that destroyed 100 storage units at the Storage Max facility in Topeka, KS on Thursday. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined but a member of the public who works next door to Storage Max said she heard multiple explosions before running […]

April 5th, 2016

Another Public Storage Fire

The cause of a fire at a Public Storage facility in Tampa, FL two days ago is unknown but what is known is that there were no fire sprinklers.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the two-alarm fire in which 150 units were destroyed or suffered smoke and water damage. Structural damage is […]

January 6th, 2016

3 Fires in 24 Hours

On the 5th January Taney County Fire Department attended a fire at F – Highway Storage, Branson, West MO. They managed to contain the fire to a single building but the building and the nineteen storage units suffered heavy damage. ​​The Missouri State Fire Marshall’s office are investigating the cause of the fire.

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May 25th, 2015

Another ExtraSpace Storage Fire

The lack of fire sprinklers at most ExtraSpace storage units may save the company money but it can cost their customers a lot more. We have mentioned this before in previous posts, for example – Where Are The Fire Sprinklers?

Florida law requires sprinklers to be installed in every large storage building but in […]