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Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Continues to Expand Programs & Support

Many fire-safety-conscious people in Illinois recognize the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) as the organization that runs the annual Camp “I Am Me,” which is a week-long summer camp for burn-injured children. However, the IFSA offers many more programs, education and support in regard to fire safety and burn prevention. In the last few...
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Illinois Burn Prevention Golf Invitational Raises $80,000 for Burn Survivor Programs

Illinois Burn Prevention Golf Invitational Raises $80,000 for Burn Survivor Programs

At the Illinois Burn Prevention Association’s (IBPA) 21st Annual Burn Prevention Golf Invitational on June 7, $80,000 was raised for burn survivors. One hundred and twenty-eight golfers participated in the event, which was held at an exciting and beautiful new location, Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville. Money raised from the event was donated to...
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Fundraiser: IFSA Casino Night (March 10, 2016)

Fundraiser: IFSA Casino Night (March 10, 2016)

The Illinois Fire Safety Alliance’s first-ever Casino Night fundraiser will take place on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Cooper’s Hawk in Arlington Heights. Money raised at the inaugural event will be used to support and enhance the organization’s burn survivor support programs, such as Camp “I Am Me,” Family Day, the Young Adult Summit,...
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Register for 75th Annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon

Register for 75th Annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon

Hundreds of members from the fire service will be in attendance at the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance’s 75th annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon. The 2015 event is scheduled on Thursday, October 8, 2015, at Bobak’s Signature Events in Woodridge, Illinois. The Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition is a presenting sponsor of the event. The Fire...
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Smoke Detectors & Sprinkler Systems: Protecting Lives and Property

An article in the July 2015 issue of The Chicagoland Cooperator dicusses the city of Chicago’s 2005 Life Safety Ordinance that requires all high-rises over 80 feet tall built before 1975 to be retrofitted with fire sprinkler systems. The article details buildings’ current compliance with the ordinance and features comments about the importance of...
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Illinois Burn Prevention Golf Invitational Celebrates 20 Years; Over $109,500 Raised in 2015

Illinois Burn Prevention Golf Invitational Celebrates 20 Years; Over $109,500 Raised in 2015

More than $109,500 was raised for burn-injury survivors at the Illinois Burn Prevention Association’s (IBPA) 20th Annual Burn Prevention Golf Invitational. One hundred and fifty-two golfers participated in the event on June 2, which was hosted at Willow Crest Golf Club at the Hilton Chicago-Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook. For the milestone...
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Register Now: Illinois Fire Inspectors Association Spring Conference

Register Now: Illinois Fire Inspectors Association Spring Conference

The Illinois Fire Inspectors Association (IFIA) will host its first Annual Joint Spring Conference from April 29-May 1, 2015. The conference will include education classes for both Codes & Standards and Fire & Life Safety. The conference combines the IFIA’s two most successful programs — the Fall Safety Seminar and the Public Fire &...
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500 Fire Service Personnel Attend Fire Prevention Week Luncheon

500 Fire Service Personnel Attend Fire Prevention Week Luncheon

On October 9, 2014, the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance hosted the 73rd Annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon to highlight and honor leaders in fire safety and burn prevention in Illinois. More than 500 fire service personnel from around the state attended the event, which coincides with Fire Prevention Week. Various awards were presented to...
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Illinois Burn Prevention Golf Outing Raises More Than $84,000 for Charities

More than $84,000 was raised for burn-injury survivors at the Illinois Burn Prevention Association’s (IBPA) 19th Annual Burn Prevention Golf Invitational on June 3rd at Willow Crest Golf Club at the Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook. One hundred and thirty-four golfers participated in the event. Money raised from the event was donated...
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October 9: Illinois Fire Safety Alliance’s Fire Prevention Week Awards Luncheon

Attend the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance‘s (IFSA) Fire Prevention Week awards luncheon from 10am-1:30pm on October 9 at Bobak’s Signature Events in Woodridge. Members of the fire service from throughout the state and other fire safety advocates will be in attendance. Keynote speaker John Raymond, survivor of the Our Lady of the Angels school...
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Illinois Fire Service Recognizes Chicago Officials for Daley Center Fire Sprinkler Retrofit

On November 13, the Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC), which is headed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel as chairman and manages construction and renovation projects for the City of Chicago, received the Excellence in Public Safety Award from the Illinois Fire Services Association (IFSA), an umbrella organization comprised of fire service organizations from across...
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Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Celebrates New Fire Sprinkler-Protected Office with Open House and Dedication Ceremony

On July 27, the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) hosted an open house and official dedication ceremony to commemorate its new fire sprinkler-protected office building in Mount Prospect. Purchased in December 2010, the approximately 6,000-square-foot building houses IFSA and also serves as headquarters for the Illinois Fire Inspectors Association with future plans for other...
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