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lcapland
The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition has released a new set of videos that give important facts about fire sprinklers in 90 seconds or shorter.    The videos are available on YouTube and available for download Use them:  on social media and share with your network  during a presentation to your town's decision makers or public by embedding the video… (Show more)
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lcapland
Click to view contentIf you haven't heard, Home Fire Sprinkler Week™ is just around the corner! From May 19-25, safety advocates across North America are taking action in unison to raise national awareness of a fire sprinkler's life-saving ability.    Fire departments, fire sprinkler coalitions, and other sprinkler advocates are hosting activities, such as a live… (Show more)
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lcapland
Click to view contentNFPA's Bob Duval, Northeast Regional Director and Fire Investigator (right) presented Fire Chief Robert Lefebvre (left) with the Bringing Safety Home Award at the Maine Fire Chiefs Association Conference in March.  National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) awarded Fire… (Show more)
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lcapland
Click to view contentPhoto Credit Associated Press “Please, no more talk.” In a recent opinion piece for The Chronicle Herald, former president and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association, Peter Simpson, is adamant that the time for stalling on home fire sprinklers has passed, and the case for them has been “doused long enough.”  Citing the 12 Nova… (Show more)
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cathylongley
Click to view content  The Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition and the Worcester (MA) Fire Department held a live side-by-side fire and sprinkler burn today to educate the public and policy makers about the rapid and deadly pace of fire – and the fact that fire damage can be minimized with home fire sprinklers. The burn was staged to inform area residents,… (Show more)
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lorrainecarli
Click to view contentThe small community of Spryfield within Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada was overcome by sorrow last month when a usual day turned tragic as seven children died in a fatal home fire in what news reports described as a relatively new home. In its aftermath, fire officials and local media pointed to the value of home fire sprinklers and called for… (Show more)
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lorrainecarli
In a recent TV interview, retired Fire Officer and FEMA Executive Fire Officer, Dr. Burton Clark shared insights about the state of fire safety today. A TV host with NewsChannel5 in Nashville, Tennessee opened up the discussion by pointing out a quote in Clark’s book, I Can’t Save You But I’ll Die Trying where he says, “Society needs to change how… (Show more)
lorrainecarli
Click to view contentThe National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) announced the passing of its former President, John Viniello on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. John served the Association as President from 1984-2012, and was involved in the fire sprinkler industry since 1973. John was NFSA’s president when the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) was founded in 1997.… (Show more)
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lorrainecarli
Click to view contentOne of the arguments being used by Worcester County Commissioners in Maryland to try and opt out of the statewide requirement for home fire sprinklers in new homes is that sprinklers thwart building, a notion that has been proven erroneous in other areas. According to an article in The Dispatch, county commissioners voted to draft a document… (Show more)
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lorrainecarli
Click to view contentAs Burn Awareness Week, sponsored by American Burn Association (ABA) and heavily promoted by the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, winds down it is a great opportunity to talk about home fire sprinklers and their role in reducing burns. According to a recent NFPA report, in 2017 there were 10,600 civilian burn injuries; the major cause of which… (Show more)
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