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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 TapInto.net  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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Home Fire Sprinkler Day

Saturday, May 19 is National Home Fire Sprinkler Day! For the first time ever, May 19 is now recognized as Home Fire Sprinkler Day. This national effort is aimed at raising awareness of the life-saving technology that is fire sprinklers. Spearheaded by the National Fire Protection Association and the Home […]

May 14, 2018

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Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act: Making Sure Safety Comes First

Exciting news for small business owners in New Jersey and across the nation who want to install new or retrofit existing fire sprinkler systems.  The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act which passed as part of a federal tax reform package under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, makes it easier and […]

May 4, 2018

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Lightweight Construction: What You Need To Know

Fire Sprinklers in Lightweight Construction: Affordable Protection for Affordable Materials Many innovations came along with the suburban boom of the mid-20th century.  One such innovation that made such growth possible – lightweight construction — is still as important today as it was 60 years ago.   Lightweight construction is a […]

April 8, 2018

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