2019 – Issue 4

NIFSAB Donates Display to Help Students In Fire Science Technology Program Learn About Residential Fire Sprinklers

NIFSAB Donates Display to Help Students In Fire Science Technology Program Learn About Residential Fire Sprinklers

  ORLAND PARK, IL (July 1, 2019) – The Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) donated a residential fire sprinkler display to the Fire Science Technology program at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. Students will learn first-hand what a residential fire sprinkler looks like based on an NFPA 13D system for...
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Successful Activations (Summer Edition 2019)

Successful Activations (Summer Edition 2019)

JULY 2019 Fire Sprinklers Extinguish Fire in Building of Small Manufacturer BATAVIA, IL (July 11, 2019) – A fire sprinkler system at a small company in Batavia put out a fire before firefighters arrived late Tuesday, July 2, at 11:00 PM. Firefighters responded to a call of a fire at Mat Masters at 1055...
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Home for Wounded Veterans Retrofit With Fire Sprinklers Will Be Featured on Designing Spaces

Home for Wounded Veterans Retrofit With Fire Sprinklers Will Be Featured on Designing Spaces

ORLAND PARK, IL (June 3, 2019) – Home fires become deadly in just two minutes or less. Survival depends on being able to escape, literally in seconds. For Noah Currier, a quadriplegic, that’s a terrifying reality. “It takes me 10 minutes to get out of bed, into my wheelchair and outside,” he explains. And...
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