23/06/2024 4:55 AM

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Sprinkler system credited with saving classic cars during Ipswich fire

IPSWICH – Hearth officials in Ipswich are crediting a business’s sprinkler procedure for preserving hundreds of 1000’s of dollars of typical automobiles.

On Saturday, flames broke out less than the hood of a 1972 Lamborghini within Clam Town Classics on Previous Proper Street.

In accordance to the Ipswich Fire Section, the sprinkler method assisted include the fireplace to the engine compartment. When firefighters arrived, they ended up equipped to open the hood and immediately put out the flames.

A 1954 Cadillac that is in mint problem was only a couple feet absent, but was not broken many thanks to the sprinkler system.

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Fireplace hurt can be seen in the background powering a mint 1954 Cadillac.

Ipswich Fire Division


“The sprinkler procedure did just what it’s developed to do. Without it, the property loss would have been a great deal much more important,” Ipswich Hearth Chief Paul Parisi explained in a assertion.   

Clam Town Classics owner George Delaney claimed the incident was eye opening for him.

“As a organization owner viewing the bottom line, I failed to care way too substantially for sprinklers,” Delaney mentioned.  “Now I’ve finished a 180.  Just after viewing the variance they make, I’m a large enthusiast.”