Sprinkler Save: Nursing Home

Residents of Warren Haven Nursing Home in Mansfield Township (Warren County) were evacuated after a fire broke out on June 12, 2019.  Police, fire and rescue responded to the facility at 350 Oxford Road on the report of a fire alarm with smoke showing. Evacuation protocol was initiated by staff […]

June 14, 2019

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week

Why does Home Fire Sprinkler Week exist and why does it make a difference? The week of May 19-25 marks another Home Fire Sprinkler Week.  Around the country, numerous coalitions, fire departments, and professional organizations will be conducting live burns to show the effectiveness of sprinklers. For many of the […]

May 20, 2019

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Burn Demo in Ventnor

The NJFSAB team increased awareness of fire safety and the importance of fire sprinklers as part of the Ventnor Business Association’s second annual Spring Block Party.  Hundreds of visitors attended the block party and many saw first-hand how quickly and effectively sprinklers can suppress home fires. Our own State Coordinator […]

May 13, 2019

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Golf Outing June 6

Early bird pricing ends May 20, 2019! The 43rd Annual NFSA NJ Chapter Golf Outing will be held Thursday, June 6 at Beaver Brook Country Club in Annandale, New Jersey.  This championship-quality public golf course is as challenging as it is beautiful and boasts one of the finest layouts in […]

May 13, 2019

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week: May 19-25

How safe is your home from fire? Did you know that the majority of fire deaths in North American happen at home?  Last year in New Jersey alone, 52 people lost their lives to home fires, and 22 have died in home fires since the first of this year. Many […]

May 2, 2019

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Christ Church Tests Sprinkler System

IT’S NOT PRESERVED UNLESS IT’S PROTECTED: PHILADELPHIA’S CHRIST CHURCH TESTS ITS SPRINKLER SYSTEM NFSA Blog:  PenJerDel Philadelphia April 18, 2019 The tragic fire at Notre Dame earlier this week has left many Philadelphians concerned about the level of protection in the buildings in Old City. In the past year alone, […]

April 18, 2019

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Corrosion: What it is, and how to treat it.

You have ensured your property’s protection by installing a fire sprinkler system. Great! But now what? While fire sprinkler systems are designed to be as reliable and low maintenance as possible, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requires an internal inspection on a system every five years to check for […]

March 25, 2019

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2019 Side-by-Side Grants

New Jersey Fire departments are invited to apply for a special grant from the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB)  to help promote fire safety in their communities.  The NJFSAB grants provide up to $1,000 directly to fire departments to help fund the construction of a side-by-side burn demonstration, which […]

February 18, 2019

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Fire Sprinkler Facts vs. Myths

In 2018, an average of one person died each week – a total of 52 people – as the result of residential fires in New Jersey.  These fires occurred in single family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, condos and townhouses.  The one thing that all these homes had in common was […]

January 28, 2019

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Challenging States to Ban the “Ban” on Local Fire Sprinkler Codes

It has been an uphill battle in New Jersey to get traction for the proposed “New Home Fire Safety Act” which after many months has finally cleared the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee and is now open to review by the General Assembly.  The NJ bill (A3974), sponsored by Assemblywoman […]

January 21, 2019

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