Jacksonville, Florida Medical Center Saved by One Sprinkler!

On December 29th, around 8:30 p.m., 77 patients, including newborn babies, were safely evacuated when a fire broke out at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

The fire was quickly contained by a single fire sprinkler, then put out by Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

Fire officials determined that an air handler apparently sparked the fire just inside the medical center’s 18-story pavilion.

All patients were returned beginning about 10 p.m. after firefighters cleared the building. No injuries were reported. To read more, click here.