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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

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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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Mandatory Home Sprinklers in PA

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A recent fire in Uptown Harrisburg could have cost a family much more than minor water damage if it did not have a sprinkler system installed in their home. The fire, which occurred on 5th Street, ended up costing the family inside $174.90 in damages, according to […]

May 16, 2017

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Sprinkler System Saves Warehouse

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ELYSBURG — An Elysburg business was saved Tuesday morning thanks to a sprinkler system that worked to perfection, according to Elysburg Fire Chief Dennis Kroh. Polar Tech, which manufactures packaging materials, ice packs and shipping containers, was the scene of a Tuesday morning fire that saw more than 75 firefighters […]

March 14, 2017

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Fire Sprinklers Belong in Homes

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Re “She lost 6 in fire, urges Christmas tree safety,” Dec. 20 article: As a member of the Board of Directors of Common Voices, Sher Grogg’s fire safety message is a great gift during this Christmas season. Read the full story

March 14, 2017

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Fire Doused at Department Store

fire doused at department store

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 full story

March 14, 2017

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NJ.com Expose on Sprinklers

Building a new home is a big endeavor. You want to pick the right kitchen cabinets and countertops, the right lighting fixtures, the right flooring. But one option isn’t readily available: a fire suppression system. Interior sprinklers. Fire sprinklers can suppress and often extinguish a fire, reducing heat, smoke, and […]

November 2, 2016

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