Golf Outing Raises $13,500

Two deserving charities have received thousands of dollars in donations from the National Fire Sprinkler Association’s (NFSA) New Jersey Chapter 42nd Annual Golf Outing.  A grand total of $13,500 is being split between the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association Foundation (FMBA) and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors.   More […]

October 18, 2018

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Fire Prevention Month

Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of […]

September 27, 2018

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Fire Sprinklers in the News

NJFSAB and the PenJerDel Chapter of NFSA have been hosting fire safety and fire sprinkler demonstrations across the area helping to spread the word about the power of fire sprinklers. Campus Fire Safety month included interviews with Executive Director David Kurasz on New Jersey 101.5 radio and a segment on […]

September 20, 2018

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College Fire Safety Tips

Does your college dorm get an A+ in fire safety? Prepare for Campus Fire Safety Month in September by Making Smart Housing Choices Fire sprinklers, smoke alarms, escape routes – oh my! Does your college dorm have all the necessities to keep you safe from fire? Most students heading off […]

August 2, 2018

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2018 Hall of Fame Honorees

Congratulations to the 2018 NFSA Mid-Atlantic Region Area II Hall of Fame honorees! Five outstanding individuals have been inducted into the National Fire Sprinkler Association Area II Hall of Fame. The leadership of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) Mid-Atlantic Region recently selected the 2018 honorees based on their dedication […]

August 10, 2018

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Burn Trailer in Action

Article appeared in  By Dan Knitzer Hackensack Fire Department Shows Bergen County Youth Police Academy the Ropes (and Ladders, and Hoses) The 14th annual Bergen County Youth Police Academy cadets visited the Hackensack Fire Department today, for exciting exercises that could help save lives. The more that 100 students […]

July 13, 2018

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Fireworks and Barbecue Safety

With summer in full swing, the Fourth of July on the horizon and barbeque season heating up, it is important to practice good fire safety techniques. Fireworks and outdoor cooking can cause injuries and property damage. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, on July 4th more fires are reported […]

June 25, 2018

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Home Fire Sprinkler Day

Derrick Sawyer, John Waters, NJFSAB and NFSA PenJerDel Chapter Celebrate a Successful Home Fire Sprinkler Day Members of the NFSA’s PenJerDel Chapter and the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board have covered a lot of ground in the past month advocating for fire sprinklers in homes. NFSA’s Retrofit Specialist Derrick […]

June 8, 2018

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Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspections

Most people know they need to check their smoke alarms and change the batteries at least once a year – and if they don’t, that annoying high-pitched chirp is a very vivid reminder to get it done.  There are no noisy sounds or blinking lights on fire sprinkler systems, but experts […]

June 8, 2018

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Fire Sprinkler Protected: Rock Ministries

Rock Ministries is now protected, thanks to the efforts of the NFSA PenJerDel Chapter and Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 692. “This is huge for us,” said Pastor Buddy Osborn, as he leaned against the ropes of the boxing ring at Rock Ministries. “Thanks to this sprinkler system, we’re not going […]

May 14, 2018

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