Phoenix's Burton Barr Cebral Library Damaged by Sprinklers

Topic: FacilitiesLibrariesNewsPublic LibrariesFrom AZ Central an rxplanation and video of how the sprinkler system was set off by an atypical rainstorm.
Phoenix Fire Capt. Reda Bigler said a pipe in the ceiling of the building’s fifth floor ruptured when the storm lifted the roof and caused it to move in a wave-like fashion.

“When (the roof) slammed back down it broke a sprinkler pipe,” Bigler said. “That caused about 50 to 60 gallons a minute of water to start flowing through the building.” …read more

Source: LIS News