Posts Tagged ‘ tinley park ’

Successful Activations (Spring 2016 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   May 2016   Townhome Fox Lake Fire Protection District A fire sprinkler controlled a fire in the garage of a four-unit townhome, allowing the residents to escape unharmed by preventing the fire from spreading to inside the residence...
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Successful Activations (Jan/Feb/March 2014 Edition)

Successful Activations (Jan/Feb/March 2014 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   February 2014   Northside College Prep High School Chicago Fire Department Fire sprinklers extinguished a fiery explosion in a cooking class in the high school, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. The fire occurred when...
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ALERT: Illinois Fire Service Predicts Severely Heightened Number of Fire Incidents Through October

Officials in the Illinois fire service are predicting a dramatic uptick in intentionally set fires in the state of Illinois through October, stating that the fires will be widespread through dozens of communities. Studies have been able to pinpoint the locations of where the fires will occur and even the dates on which they...
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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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Successful Activations (January 2013 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activation.   November 2012   Edgewater Walk Apartments Tinley Park Fire Department A single sidewall sprinkler in an apartment unit of the 24-unit building extinguished a stovetop fire that was caused by unattended cooking. There was only $2,500 in damages,...
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During National Fire Prevention Week, Live Fire Sprinkler Demonstrations Boost Educational Focus for Many Illinois Fire Departments

From October 7-13, fire departments across Illinois and the nation will host open houses and fire safety events as part of their national Fire Prevention Week (FPW) activities. Education and prevention are essential because nine out of every 10 structure fire deaths occur in the home. That’s according to the nonprofit National Fire Protection...
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Illinois Fire Departments Take Advantage of Home Fire Sprinkler Education Stipends

As part of a grant funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) has been awarding $1,000 stipends to fire departments nationwide that are members of its free BUILT FOR LIFE Fire Department (BFLFD) program. The stipends are intended to boost fire department’s home fire sprinkler education efforts...
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