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2018 – Issue 4 – Fall

Fire Departments Teach about Fire Prevention by Setting Fires

Fire Departments Teach about Fire Prevention by Setting Fires

Orland Park, IL (October 2, 2018) – The Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) is assisting local fire departments in conducting live burn demonstrations to educate the public about how quickly fires can become deadly, as well as the important life- and property-saving benefits of fire sprinklers. The demonstrations provide a side-by-side comparison...
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Fire Prevention Week 2018

ARE YOU READY FOR FIRE PREVENTION WEEK? October 7 – 13, 2018 Include a live side-by-side fire sprinkler demonstration as the grand finale! The following public messages can be utilized: Call 9-1-1 for emergencies Use of an escape plan and meeting place The importance of smoke alarms The speed of flashover The quick response...
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Successful Activations (Fall 2018 Edition)

Successful Activations (Fall 2018 Edition)

OCTOBER 2018 Sprinklers prevent fire from spreading apartment building DeKalb, IL (October 22, 2018)—The DeKalb Fire Department responded to the fire, which started on the stove of a ground-floor apartment, in an apartment complex. Upon arrival, which was six minutes after the call came in, firefighters discovered the fire was extinguished on by the...
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