• Using Social Media to Raise Awareness for Home Fire Sprinklers

    How can you leverage social media to champion the life-saving power of home fire sprinklers? The answer to this question was the focus of Changing the Conversation and Raising Awareness for Fire Sprinklers #...
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  • One fire district, two fire sprinkler saves over a three-month period

    A single residential fire sprinkler had extinguished a fire on a desk located in a second-floor home office.   The communications team at the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition alerted us to two likely tragedies aver...
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  • Win a free NFPA Conference & Expo registration

    "Why do you attend the NFPA Conference & Expo?" The answer to that question just may get you a free registration to this year's event in Boston. Whether you're a regular attendee or will be a first-time attendee,...
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  • NFPA 13D symposium to be held in Illinois

    The Illinois Fire Inspectors Association and the Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition are partnering to present the NFPA 13D Residential Fire Sprinkler Symposium. The event will be held March 6th from 7:30-4:30 at Medina...
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  • NASFM introduces free guide for implementation of residential fire sprinklers

    The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) and the NASFM Foundation recently announced the release of "Bridging the Gap: Guide to Implementing a Residential Sprinkler Requirement." The updated guide ...
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  • Tom Lia named recipient of Fire Sprinkler Initiative's first Home Fire Sprinkler Champion Award

    Tom Lia, executive director of the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board, has been named the recipient of the Fire Sprinkler Initiative’s first Home Fire Sprinkler Champion Award. The award, which was ...
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  • Fire Sprinkler Initiative highlights lightweight construction threat at FDIC 2013

    Over 25,000 firefighters are gathered at the Fire Department Instructors Conference 2013 (FDIC) taking place this week in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the Fire Sprinkler Initiative (FSI) is present. An exhibit, staffed...
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  • NFPA issues "call for presentations" for its 2014 conference in Las Vegas

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  • New accreditation program for residential fire sprinkler installers

    http://publicsafetyexcellence.org/http://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef01901e37d963970b-piRecognizing the importance of fire sprinklers as a means to significantly reduce deaths and the costs of residential fi...
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  • Fire Sprinkler Initiative at the National Association of Counties conference

    The Fire Sprinkler Initiative (FSI) participated as an exhibitor at the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2013 County Solutions and Idea Marketplace recently held at the Ft. Worth, TX convention center. This an...
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  • NFPA issues "call for presentations" for its 2014 conference in Las Vegas

    NFPA is soliciting session proposals for the 2014 NFPA Conference & Expo, to be held June 9-12, in Las Vegas. The NFPA Conference & Expo is widely regarded as the most comprehensive event in the industry. With...
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  • NFPA at IAFF Redmond Symposium sharing home fire sprinkler information and more

      The Fire Sprinkler Initiative was present at the IAFF Redmond Symposium  being held in Denver, CO, to raise firefighter awareness of home fire sprinklers, the concern regarding lightweight construction an...
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  • Making the case for home fire sprinklers to public officials

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  • Fire Sprinkler Initiative at AFSA convention

    Tim Travers discussing NFPA 13D The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) recently held its annual convention and exhibition and the Fire Sprinkler Initiative participated as an exhibitor. NFPA’s Tim Trave...
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  • Fire Sprinkler Initiative participates in city and county managers conference

    NFPA's Tim Travers chats with city manager The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) recently held its annual conference and the Fire Sprinkler Initiative (FSI) participated as an exhibitor. The par...
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  • FSI participates in National League of Cities Congress and Expo

    The National League of Cities recently held its annual Congress of Cities and Exposition at the Seattle Convention Center and the Fire Sprinkler Initiative (FSI) participated as an exhibitor. The p...
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  • Testing home fire sprinkler knowledge at the builders show in Las Vegas

    We’re here in Las Vegas at the International Builders Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where an estimated 75,000 builders, dealers, and suppliers are getting a look at the latest home construction produc...
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  • NFPA hosts home fire sprinkler summit in Denver

    Fire service representatives and other safety advocates from NFPA's Northwest, Southwest, and Central regions of the United States are gathering in Denver on May 13, 2104, for a one-day home fire sprinkler summit...
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  • Making the connection between home fire sprinklers and acquired structure training

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  • NFPA joins push for healthier homes across America

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