Broken sprinkler causes Nolan Center flood, no damages reported
July 11, 2019
A call went out on the police scanner around 12:45 p.m., July 8, about the Nolan Center flooding. The Nolan Center is Wrangell’s museum, movie theater, tourist destination, and conference center. The fire department responded to the call quickly, finding a broken sprinkler pouring water all over the center’s floor.
While the fire department was able to shut off the water within minutes of arriving on the scene, water continued to pour out of the broken sprinkler for quite some time. Keeleigh Solverson, Nolan Center employee, said that the sprinkler broke when they were trying to move a...