Firefighters battle 3-alarm fire inside Concord school building

Firefighters battle 3-alarm fire inside Concord school building (image)

#Firefighters battle 3-alarm fire inside Concord school building | #ESC_LLC #Fire #School | Firefighters struck a third alarm as they worked to extinguish a fire that ignited inside a Concord school building Monday afternoon (whdh). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1Gz

Crews were called to The Thoreau Elementary School on Prairie Street for reports of the fire and upon their arrive found flames in the space between the sprinkler system and the attic, firefighters said. (read more)

John Larkin, Senior Partner with ESC of Greater Ohio (image)There’s nothing that strikes terror in the hearts of educators than a fire in their school buildings. In this case, the fire was above the sprinkler heads, which means there was no way for the water to each the fire even if the heat were to activate the sprinkler heads. There’s no other way than to attack it from above, and in the photo above, that’s exactly what we’re looking at. Be sure to read this news article.

-John Larkin, ESC Senior Partner

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