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2012 – Issue 1 – Spring

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If you enjoy reading the Fire Sprinkler Times to hear about the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board‘s (NIFSAB) latest news and events, you’ll also enjoy NIFSAB’s Facebook page. Connect with us socially through wall posts and join the conversations about fire sprinklers in Illinois. Also, we are able to post more pictures from...
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High-Rise Campaign Hits The Streets

  In an effort to educate occupants and managers/owners of Chicago high-rises about fire safety and their buildings’ compliance with the City’s Life Safety Evaluation (LSE), the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) recently launched a high-rise fire safety education campaign. The campaign leads occupants and building managers/owners to NIFSAB’s www.HighRiseLifeSafety.com website to...
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January Fire Fatality Proves That Thousands of Chicago Residents Are Not Safe From High-Rise Fires

January Fire Fatality Proves That Thousands of Chicago Residents Are Not Safe From High-Rise Fires

According to the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB), the high-rise fire that killed one resident and injured nine others including two firefighters on January 8, 2012, calls into question the effectiveness of the City of Chicago’s 2004 high-rise fire safety ordinance. It requires all residential high-rise buildings built prior to 1975 that...
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State Rep. Pritchard Recognized by Illinois Fire Service for Fire Sprinkler Advocacy

Surrounded by fire safety officials from across the state, Representative Robert Pritchard (R-Hinckley) of the 70th House District was recently presented an award for his dedication to the fire service and fire sprinkler advocacy at the Illinois Fire Inspector Association’s (IFIA) annual Fire Prevention Week Awards Luncheon. “Representative Pritchard has been a strong advocate...
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