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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sprinklers are like having a “firefighter in your ceiling”

by Michael Garofalo, Sinclair Broadcast Group, News4SA.com San Antonio has seen its share of deadly fires, including one on Green Street last year. The state fire marshal says about 165 Texans die each year in fires, on average. The majority of those are in single family homes. “Overwhelmingly, those deaths are […]

July 17, 2017

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High-Rises Should Have Sprinklers

Photo Credit: Natalie Oxford | Source Image LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, MD — The National Fire Sprinkler Association joins with other national fire safety organizations in sending condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed or injured in the Grenfell Tower residential high-rise fire this week. … Read the […]

July 3, 2017

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Fireworks in NJ

TRENTON, NJ — It’s now up to Gov. Chris Christie to decide whether you’ll be able to legally use sparklers in New Jersey this Fourth of July. The Assembly on Thursday gave final approval to a bill (S3034) that would legalize some low-powered consumer fireworks in New Jersey, which currently […]

July 3, 2017

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Sprinklers Help Save Macy’s

fire doused at department store

WILMINGTON, DE — A fire at Macy’s in Concord Mall caused an estimated $150,000 in damages Thursday afternoon, according to fire officials. The blaze was reported shortly after 3 p.m. at the mall on Concord Pike in Brandywine Hundred, said Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael G. Chionchio in a press release. Read the […]

July 3, 2017

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