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Which areas of a home require fire sprinklers, and which areas don’t?

By nfpa@jiveon.com Fire sprinkler advocates are likely familiar with the popular myths associated with home fire sprinklers. (No, smoke won’t set off fire sprinklers.) Lesser-known myths pertain to requirements found in NFPA 13D, Installation of Sprinkler Source:: NFPA – Fire…

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Iowa hosts 1st Annual Safety Summit

By nfpa@jiveon.com May 17th marked the very first Fire Safety Summit in Ames, Iowa. The Iowa State University campus provided a beautiful backdrop as over 60 attendees from across the state rolled in for a diverse line-up of topics on…

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Once again, New Jersey legislators introduce bills to fire sprinkler the state’s new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com If two New Jersey legislators have their say, all new homes in the Garden State will be protected by fire sprinklers. A bill introduced in the State Assembly by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano and another introduced in the State…

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Lint in dryer leads to fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com In Iowa, the Dubuque Fire Department reports that lint in a dryer exhaust duct started an early morning fire recently at a mobile home. Firefighters were able to quickly locate the fire under the mobile home and extinguish…

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National Safe Boating Week is underway

By nfpa@jiveon.com This week kicks off National Safe Boating Week, part of the North American Safe Boating Campaign, which focuses on spreading the message of boating safety and encouraging boater education. Promoting life jacket wear by every boater is the…

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The U.S. and Canada unite during first Home Fire Sprinkler Day to showcase power of this life-saving technology

By nfpa@jiveon.com Rain may have been in the forecast for many parts of North America on Saturday, May 19. However, it did not dampen efforts to finally gave home fire sprinklers the widespread attention this technology deserves. More than 50…

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Use our resources to ensure your Home Fire Sprinkler Day event is a success

By nfpa@jiveon.com The big day is almost here. Are you ready? Advocates across the U.S. and Canada are initiating more than 50 events for Home Fire Sprinkler Day, set to take place in the U.S. on Saturday, May 19. (Visit…

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In same state, home fire kills five children while fire sprinklers save family in separate incident

By nfpa@jiveon.com Photo: Twitter Five children lost their lives during a Greensboro, North Carolina, residential fire this month. News reports state that the two boys and three girls, ranging in age from 18 months to nine years old, were refugees…

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