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Rutgers Fire Suppressed by Sprinklers

TAPinto New Brunswick by Daniel J. Munoz, Oct. 2, 2017 NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A kitchen grease fire Sunday afternoon in The Yard @ College Ave forced hundreds to evacuate the dorm and displaced dozens others, officials confirmed today.  The fire started at around 3 p.m. on the 12th floor […]

October 3, 2017

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Tips and Resources to Save Lives and Protect Property

Have you practiced a home fire escape plan lately? October is National Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn more about how to prevent home fires and keep your family safe in the event of a fire. “Currently, only one-third of Americans have both developed and practiced a home […]

October 2, 2017

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Fire in Lakewood Damages 30 Condominiums

Asbury Park Press By Katie Park, Sept. 30, 2017 One resident, two police officers and an emergency medic were treated for smoke inhalation when a fire damaged 30 condominiums at the Covington Village complex Friday afternoon, authorities said. The roof at Building One of the adult condominium complex was almost […]

October 2, 2017

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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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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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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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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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