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Hotel fire sparks concerns over fire safety

A recent fire in local N.J. hotel garnered attention by news outlets across the country raising concerns about fire safety in hotels and motels. The two-alarm fire which broke out on Sept. 10 at the Best Western on Route 1 in South Brunswick, caused extensive damage leaving the hotel uninhabitable […]

September 12, 2017

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Free Fire Sprinkler Burn Trailer Demonstrations

October is National Fire Safety Month! Attention Schools: A few key dates are still available to book your FREE Fire Sprinkler Burn Trailer Demonstration. NJFSAB offers an educational program for schools that includes fire safety tips, a discussion about how fire sprinklers work, and a real-time demonstration using the Burn […]

September 5, 2017

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Apartment Fires Tied to Cheaper, Wood-Based Construction

By Jon Kamp and Laura Kusisto Published: Wall Street Journal (Aug. 17, 2017) Shortly after Independence Day last year, developer Rick Holliday got a call informing him his 105-unit apartment building, under construction in Oakland, Calf., had gone up in flames. Mr. Holliday suspected the fire was sparked by teenagers […]

September 5, 2017

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Fire Safety Tips for Students Going to College

Does your college dorm have fire sprinklers? Do you know at least two ways to escape if a fire breaks out? Most students heading off to college aren’t thinking about these questions, but they should. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that fires in college dormitories, Greek housing, and […]

August 8, 2017

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Sprinkler System Extinguishes Multiple Fires in High Rise

Published on Sprinklersaves.com August 8, 2017 by VIKING210 (Philadelphia, Pa.) A series of small arson fires at a Center City residential high-rise building has prompted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the culprit, authorities said Friday. The fires were set at the Sterling Apartment Homes, at 1815 […]

August 8, 2017

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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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Camden Community Unites Over Fire Prevention

Camden, NJ — Residents in Camden were able to come out for a fun event and learn about the importance of fire safety at the same time. Mayor Dana Redd, City Council President Francisco Moran, the Camden Fire Department and the Office of the Fire Marshall, … Read the full […]

May 16, 2017

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