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Successful Activations (Spring 2017 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations. April 2017 Burbank Police Station Burbank Fire Department The fire sprinkler system in the police station controlled a small fire in a lower-level locker room and confined it to a couple of lockers. The fire appears to have originated...
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Successful Activations (Spring/Summer 2015 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   August 2015   Stevenson Hall (Eastern Illinois University) Charleston Fire Department The fire sprinkler system in the dormitory quickly doused a fire that began due to the unattended burning of incense in a closet in a fifth-floor room....
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Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition Regroups, Hosts Summit at NFPA Conference & Expo

Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition Regroups, Hosts Summit at NFPA Conference & Expo

In 2013, former National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) Regional Manager Bob Kleinheinz and Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) Executive Director Tom Lia joined together with Bob Tinucci, then-chief of the Roselle Fire Department, to establish the Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition (IFSC). The group expanded the informal work that previously was being done...
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Illinois Fire and Building Officials Meet to Strengthen Commitment to Home Fire Sprinkler Protection

Nearly 26 years since the Village of Long Grove enacted fire sprinkler requirements for new construction homes, Illinois now has 92 communities with such requirements. Many of those communities’ officials attended a special meeting at Lewis University’s Oak Brook campus this February. Local fire and building officials discussed their home fire sprinkler requirements and...
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November 20-22: IFIA Fall Fire Safety Seminar

From Wednesday, November 20, through Friday, November 22, the Illinois Fire Inspectors Association will host its annual Fall Fire Safety Seminar at Medinah Banquets in Addison. The educational event is intended for fire inspectors, building inspectors, property maintenance inspectors, engineers, architects and all other safety professionals. There will be various presentations about fire sprinklers....
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Successful Activations (August/September 2013 Edition)

Successful Activations (August/September 2013 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   September 2013   Emeritus at Burr Ridge Tri-State Fire Protection District The fire sprinkler system in the nursing home/assisted living center contained a fire caused by a resident trying to dry clothes in a microwave. Fire crews arrived...
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Illinois NFPA 13D Residential Fire Sprinkler Symposium

On March 6, the Illinois Fire Inspectors Association and Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition will host an NFPA 13D Residential Fire Sprinkler Symposium at Medinah Banquets in Addison. In addition to other notable speakers, the keynote speaker will be California State Fire Marshal Tonya Hoover, who helped California pass statewide requirements for home fire sprinklers....
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Another Successful Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit in the Books

On June 3, the Illinois Fire Inspectors Association (IFIA) and the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) hosted their ninth residential fire sprinkler summit in the last 10 years. This year’s summit was made possible by joining efforts with a FEMA grant-funded class and program from the National Association of State Fire Marshals...
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Register for Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit on June 3

Register today for the Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit held on Friday, June 3rd, at Medinah Banquets in Addison, Illinois. Registration fee is $20 and must be accompanied by the registration form.
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Successful Activations (Fall 2010 Edition)

August 2010 KDM Carpentersville Fire Department A machine fire at the custom printing company was put out by the building’s fire sprinkler system before the fire department arrived. Northwest Herald July 2010 Lieberman Center Skokie Fire Department One fire sprinkler controlled and extinguished a fire in one of the nursing home’s bathrooms where an...
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