2019 – Issue 1

NIFSAB Is Saddened By The Loss Of NFSA’s Past President John Viniello

NIFSAB Is Saddened By The Loss Of NFSA’s Past President John Viniello

ORLAND PARK, IL (February 27, 2019) – NIFSAB is sad to share the news that NFSA’s Past President, John Viniello, passed away, Tuesday, February 26, 2019, two days before his 77th birthday. While John served as NFSA president for 28 years, from 1984-2012, he was a major supporter of NIFSAB’s work. According to NIFSAB’s...
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NFSA Applauds Plainfield as It Institutes Grant Program for Installation of Fire Sprinkler Systems in Historic District Businesses

NFSA Applauds Plainfield as It Institutes Grant Program for Installation of Fire Sprinkler Systems in Historic District Businesses

PLAINFIELD, IL (February 15, 2019) — The National Fire Sprinkler Association extends its heartiest congratulations to our partners in life safety: Plainfield Fire Chief Jon Stratton, Fire Marshal Mary Kay Ludemann, their Board of Trustees and the Village of Plainfield, Illinois, upon the enactment of the Plainfield Historic Commercial District Fire and Life Safety...
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Successful Activations (Winter Edition 2019)

Successful Activations (Winter Edition 2019)

FEBRUARY 2019 Apartment Fire Controlled by Sprinklers ROCKFORD, IL (February 22, 2019) – A fire broke out shortly before 8 p.m. at the Faust Landmark Apartments on the building’s ninth floor. The building’s sprinkler system was activated and contained the fire. One man was sent to the emergency room for smoke inhalation. Two apartments...
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I Can’t Save You, But I’ll Die Trying – Dr. Burton Clark Book

OpenLine January 23, 2019 Click for Full Interview Fire remains a leading cause of death in the U.S with more than 3,500 killed and 15,000,000 injuries each year, along with $15,000,000,000 in property loss. But according to retired Fire Officer, and FEMA Executive Fire Officer, Dr. Burton Clark, “fire” continues to remain very low...
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