Tactical Considerations for Firefighters in Box Stores and Distribution Centers: Enhancing Firefighting with Sprinkler Systems

Box stores and distribution centers present unique challenges for firefighters due to their size, layout, and the potential hazards associated with storage and logistics. In such industrial facilities, the integration of fire protection systems, including fire sprinklers, standpipes, and in-rack fire sprinklers, is crucial to enhance firefighting efforts and improve […]

September 20, 2023

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Essential Fireworks Safety Tips

The 4th of July is a joyous occasion in the United States, marked by celebrations, barbecues, and, of course, dazzling fireworks displays. While fireworks can add excitement and beauty to the festivities, it’s crucial to prioritize safety, particularly when it comes to fire prevention. By taking a few precautionary measures, […]

July 7, 2023

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Fire Sprinklers are Good for Firefighters

Fire sprinklers play a crucial role in protecting both property and lives during a fire emergency. They not only prevent the spread of fire, but they also assist firefighters in their operations. In this paper, we will explore how fire sprinklers help firefighters, reduce the risk of cancer, create a […]

July 7, 2023

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week

Home Fire Sprinkler Week is an annual campaign that takes place in the United States during the third week of May. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the importance of residential fire sprinkler systems in preventing home fire fatalities and reducing property damage.   The National Fire Protection […]

May 8, 2023

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A High-Level Overview of Wet Fire Protection Codes & Standards

Fire protection is a crucial aspect of building safety, and it requires the implementation of various standards and codes to ensure that occupants and property are protected. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has developed several standards that are essential in ensuring that buildings are adequately protected from fires. In […]

April 26, 2023

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Common Voices

Fire is a hungry animal with a ferocious appetite that does not discriminate against what it consumes. Fire should be everyone’s fight. What we need is a group of passionate people that are determined to stand up to fire, and fight for a safer America. A coalition that serves as […]

March 20, 2023

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    After a successful Seminar and Trade Show in 2022, we are proud to announce plans for our April 20, 2023, Seminar and Trade Show. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from 11 presentations and up to 5 sessions during the seminar, plus hearing from our Keynote Speaker, James […]

March 6, 2023

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E-Bikes & E-Scooters-Fire Threats from Battery Failures

On October 1, 1908, the first production automobile made available to middle class America was the model we all know today as the Model T Ford. Once Henry Ford made the Model T available its popularity took off in a hurry, and in such a short time, Ford had made […]

February 22, 2023

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Fire on the Steps of City Hall, Philadelphia

On Nov 10 2022 the NFSA Mid Atlantic Team in partnership with Councilman Squilla, Common Voices, and Fire Sprinkler Fitters Local Union 692, successfully did a fire sprinkler burn outside city hall in downtown Philadelphia. A HUGE thank you to all of our members that came out to support the […]

February 9, 2023

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