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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Five Years Post Avalon…Progress?

It seems like only yesterday that a massive fire swept through the Avalon apartment complex in Edgewater, displacing more than 1,000 people and destroying more than half of the 408 apartment units. An article by Michael Sol Warren of NJ Advance Media for NJ.com asks the question: What’s actually changed […]

January 29, 2020

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20 Years Since the Seton Hall Fire

Twenty years ago a fire occurred in a dorm at Seton Hall University that took the lives of 3 students and injured dozens more.  This event sparked a movement by our industry, firefighters, parents, students and the community to make sprinklers mandatory in all college dormitories.  They are required in […]

January 16, 2020

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Prevent Home Heating Fires

Half of all home heating fires occur in December, January and February, so please take extra precautions as the temperatures continue to fall. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), heating equipment is responsible for 15 percent of all home structure fires and millions of dollars in property damage. […]

January 1, 2020

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