Sprinkler System

Maintenance workers use a wet vacuum to suck up water from carpet in a mailroom at Trump Tower, after a pipe burst during a test of the building's sprinkler system. (Credit: CBS)

Pipe Bursts At Trump Tower, Causing Small Flood

Part of the Trump Tower flooded on Thursday, after a pipe burst while crews were testing the sprinkler system.


An indoor sprinkler during a fire drill. (CBS)

Rosemont Hotel Evacuated After Pipes Burst

Nearly 300 guests at a northwest suburban hotel awoke to a fire alarm Thursday morning and were evacuated to the lobby after a frozen pipe in the sprinkler system burst.


A water main break sent water pouring into the street in the 4900 block of North Pulaski Road about 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, closing the street between Argyle and Ainslie streets. (Credit: NVP News video)

Burst Pipes Damage Businesses, Flood Streets Across Chicago

A leak in a company’s fire system flooded the business and Pulaski Road Tuesday night, forcing firefighters to wade through knee-deep icy water in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.