Fire service representatives and other safety advocates from across the United States have gathered in Chicago for a one-day home fire sprinkler summit. The event, sponsored by NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative, has brought together more than 100 attendees to network, share best practices, and learn more about efforts and strategies to require the installation of fire sprinklers in all new one- and two-family homes.
Before dinner, attendees got a chance to meet each other at a reception.
Mario Orangio of Massachusetts, NFPA President Jim Shannon, and Massachusetts State Representative Ruth Balser.
Dawn Bellis and Rusty Todd from Kentucky.
NFPA Northwest Regional Manager Gary Honold, Jeff LaFlam and Greg Rogers of Washington.
John Hoffman of New Jersey, Tim Behlings of South Dakota, and Rich Broderick of South Dakota
Jim Yates of New Jersey, James Large of Florida, and Jack Glenn of Florida.
Ed Paulk of Alabama, AJ Martin of Alabama, NFPA Southern Regional Manager Randy Safer, and VJ Bella of Louisiana.
NFPA Western Regional Manager Ray Bizal and Casey Vorwaller of Utah.
Gregg Cleveland of Wisconsin and Bob Tinucci of Illinois.
NFPA’s Maria Figueroa and Bill Kirkpatrick of California.
Tom Lia and Bob Tinucci of Illinois, NFPA President Jim Shannon, and George Michehl of Illinois.
Marc Veilleux and Rich McCarthy of Maine, and Luke Stemmer of Minnesota.