Posts Tagged ‘ buffalo grove ’

Successful Activations (Summer 2016 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   September 2016   Extended Stay America Gurnee Fire Department The fire sprinkler system in the hotel extinguished a trash can fire in a third-floor room. A small dog was found safe and no person was present in the...
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Fire Sprinkler Advocate George Michehl (Buffalo Grove) Retires

Deputy Fire Marshal George Michehl retired in August after nine years with the Buffalo Grove Fire Department. Prior to joining the department, Michehl spent over 28 years with the Glenview Fire Department (and Glenbrook Fire Protection District). In addition to educating his local community with educational materials and side-by-side demonstrations, Michehl had been a...
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Local Fire Marshal George Michehl & Fire Chief Hank Clemmensen Shine in National Spotlight at FRI

In late August, over 14,000 members of the fire and emergency service converged upon the annual Fire-Rescue International (FRI) show in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to the hundreds of exhibits and educational sessions, various awards were announced to recognize outstanding members of the fire service. Local fire marshal from the Buffalo Grove Fire Department...
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Donated Standpipes Added to Frankfort Training Towers

Thanks to Dynamic Fire Protection and Ferguson Fire and Fabrication, two training towers at the Frankfort Fire Protection District Training Center are now equipped with standpipes. The training center located at 24420 S. LaGrange Road, is used for various levels of training by the Frankfort Fire Protection District, their cadet program and as an...
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