Sprinkler system keeps warehouse fire small

Medford Fire-Rescue - 05/04/18 
Firefighters were dispatched to an alarm sounding at 508 S Front Street, Medford, Oregon on 5/3/2018 at 19:53 hours.  The first fire engine arrived on scene and reported a large warehouse with the smell of smoke. The fire sprinkler system was flowing water.  More resources were called to the scene as there was a confirmed fire.  A total of 5 fire engines, 1 aerial ladder truck, 2 Battalion Chiefs, 1 Fire Investigator, and the Fire Chief of Medford responded to the alarm.  The personnel on scene totaled 22.  Agencies that assisted with the fire are Medford Fire Rescue, Medford Police Department, Jackson County Fire District#3, and Jackson County Fire District #5. The cause of the fire is under investigation.  There were no reported injuries.  Crews from Medford Fire made entry into the building with limited visibility due to smoke.  A small fire was located and extinguished quickly, crews then focused on getting the smoke out of the building.  
Early detection by alarm systems and a well maintained sprinkler system kept this fire small, resulting in minor damage.