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Keeping home fire sprinklers on media’s radar, couple hosts more than 40 demonstrations

By nfpa@jiveon.com When it comes to promoting the power of home fire sprinklers, take a lesson from a dynamic duo in South Carolina. Diane and Les Woods, members of the South Carolina Fire Sprinkler Coalition, are likely seen in the…

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Following Hawaii’s Marco Polo high-rise fire, attention placed on state’s sprinkler ban

By nfpa@jiveon.com Image: Today.com According to a news story by the Civil Beat, the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Hawaii organized a party to celebrate what it called a “big win.” This “victory” was the extension of a state law…

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NFPA interviews homebuilder who supports home fire sprinklers, stating it’s a “disservice” not offering technology to homeowners

By nfpa@jiveon.com Members of the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition have found a gem of a homebuilder. With 40-plus years experience in the building business, Steve Asher’s forte is custom homebuilding and remodeling. Another astounding tidbit about this Source:: NFPA –…

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Enhance your Fire Prevention Week presentations with ready-to-use NFPA mini-lesson

By nfpa@jiveon.com This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign: “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out™” emphasizes the importance of home escape planning and practice. It works to teach the public to prepare for an emergency and what to do when…

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Home fire sprinklers don’t “make sense” to homebuilder, but fire chief has differing opinion

By nfpa@jiveon.com Close to 40 people have already died from home fires in North Carolina this year. Plagued every year by the same types of preventable deaths, a fire official is flabbergasted by the real reason they continue in his…

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Special edition of NFPA’s magazine on home fire sprinklers takes the gold

By nfpa@jiveon.com Have you read NFPA Journal’s special issue dedicated entirely to home fire sprinklers? If not, please do, particularly since the magazine was recently honored by the Association Media & Publishing. At its EXCEL Awards in June, the issue…

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State fire prevention campaign includes home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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State fire prevention campaign includes home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com A state campaign aimed at slashing fire deaths and injuries places home fire sprinklers in the limelight. Underscored in a recent news story by the Franklin County Times, the Turn Your Attention to Fire Prevention campaign was launched…

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Town council, citing popular myths, shoots down proposal to fire sprinkler new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com Last month, Illinois’ Downers Grove Village Council voted on a proposal to require fire sprinklers in its new homes. Though many of the nearly 40 single-family-home fires in the village over the past five years resulted in more…

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Campaign logo helps you tailor your Fire Prevention Week campaign

By nfpa@jiveon.com Logos are defined as the “face” of an organization. They are graphical displays of a company’s unique identity and provide essential information. NFPA’s Fire Prevention Week logo provides essential information in the form of this Source:: NFPA –…

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