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Side-by-Side Grant Burn Demonstrations

Several Fire Departments will be kicking their fire safety programs up a notch during Fire Prevention Month in October, thanks to $1,000 grants awarded by the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) and the PenJerDel Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA). The NJFSAB Side-by-Side Burn Demonstration Grant […]

October 1, 2019

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October is Fire Prevention Month

“Be a Hero” in October and make Fire Safety a Priority during National Fire Prevention Month & Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 6-12) Age doesn’t matter, anyone can become a fire safety hero! In observance of Fire Prevention Month and Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 6-12), people of all ages are encouraged to […]

October 1, 2019

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Avoiding Fire & Sprinkler Code Violations

Staying compliant with local fire codes is paramount to business and property owners. Even the smallest uncorrected violations could mean fees or—at the very worst—premises liability suits. The New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) has compiled a list of common fire code and fire sprinkler code violations for building […]

September 24, 2019

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College Fire Safety

Young adults all over the country are getting ready to start college, but do they know how to be fire safe? “Every second counts when a fire breaks out, especially if you are not familiar with your surroundings as is the case with most new college students,” said David Kurasz, […]

August 12, 2019

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2019 Side-By-Side Grant Recipients

NJFSAB is proud to announce the first of several recipients for the 2019 season $1,000 Side-by-Side Grants. Each Fire Department will receive $1,000 to construct a side-by-side trailer and host a burn demonstration for their local community.  The first recipient to build and conduct a burn demonstration is Teaneck Fire […]

August 2, 2019

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Grill & Fire Pit Safety

July is the peak season for grill fires and related injuries, and now with the increased popularity of outdoor fire pits it is even more important to make fire safety prevention and planning part of your summer routine. Fire pit injuries can happen in just seconds. Two young girls in […]

June 28, 2019

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Pet Fire Safety

In June of 2018, the Associated Press reported that a German Shephard dog started a fire in a NJ home when it accidentally turned on an electric stove. Officials believe the dog was looking for food and got up on its hind legs, and hit a knob — turning on […]

June 27, 2019

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks are huge part of summer celebrations but they can be extremely dangerous causing injuries and property damage. According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), on July 4th more fires are reported than any other day of the year.  In fact, fireworks are responsible for an average of 18,500 […]

June 14, 2019

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Burn Trailer Summer Schedule

Want to see the power of fire sprinkler systems in action?  The NJFSAB Burn Trailer Demonstration team will be traveling across New Jersey this summer to spread the word about fire safety and demonstrate the speed and effectiveness of fire sprinklers. The team will be visiting youth police camps, Scout […]

June 14, 2019

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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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