The recent news of a fire breaking out in a garbage chute in a hi rise apartment building made a bigger splash in our industry when the fire sprinklers in the intake chute worked properly, and did there job perfectly. Here is the link to the news article: http://koin.com/2014/10/26/fire-closes-sw-morrison-near-providence-park/
Make sure that your trash or linen chute is equipped with a sprinkler. We install them in every chute job for added safety.
Fire Sprinklers for Chute Intake Sections