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HFSC Board Welcomes National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and National Volunteer Fire Council

HFSC Board Welcomes National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and National Volunteer Fire Council

The nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) announced that the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have joined its all-volunteer Board of Directors. Chief Ron Siarnicki, executive director of NFFF, and Chief Kevin Quinn, chairman of NVFC, will represent the groups on the Board. “Our Board of Directors...
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Fire-Safe Communities Recognized at Illinois Residential Fire Sprinkler Symposium

On March 6, at the Illinois NFPA 13D Residential Fire Sprinkler Symposium in Addison, several communities in Illinois were honored for making themselves fire-safe communities for residents and firefighters alike by passing fire sprinkler ordinances for new construction homes in 2012. They are representative of 88 jurisdictions in Illinois to have such an ordinance....
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NASFM Offers Free Guide for Implementation of Residential Fire Sprinkler Requirements

The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) and the NASFM Foundation recently announced the release of the 2nd edition of “Bridging the Gap: A Guide to Implementing a Residential Sprinkler Requirement,” which was created through help received from an Assistance to Firefighters Fire Prevention & Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency....
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10th Anniversary of Station Nightclub Fire and Status of Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act

A Joint Statement from the following organizations: American Fire Sprinkler Association Common Voices Congressional Fire Services Institute Fire Team USA International Association of Arson Investigators International Association of Fire Chiefs International Code Council International Fire Service Training Association International Society of Fire Service Instructors National Association of State Fire Marshals National Fallen Firefighters Foundation...
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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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New Guide Helps Jurisdictions Implement Residential Fire Sprinkler Requirements

Fire officials across the country are adopting residential fire sprinkler requirements, but what happens after a jurisdiction adopts a model code or ordinance? Addressing this challenge is the mission of a grant-funded guide and workshops developed by the National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation (NASFM Foundation) and the Residential...
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Fire Service Organizations to Host Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit in Illinois

The Illinois Fire Inspectors Association is hosting a Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit on Friday, June 3rd, 2011. The conference will be held in Addison, Illinois, at Medinah Banquets. Speakers from Tyco and the Fire Sprinkler Academy will be in attendance. Registration is $20 per person.
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