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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, […]

September 3, 2020

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NFSA PenJerDel Chapter Announces Publication of Briefing Booklet

The NFSA PenJerDel Chapter is proud to announce the release of its latest briefing booklet. This report highlights just a few of the several life-safety and economic benefits of fire sprinklers, as well as inspection, testing and maintenance topics. It also serves to dispel many of the myths surrounding fire […]

August 12, 2020

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Knowing Which Fire Alarm System is Right for You

On a surface level, fire detection systems appear to be very simple; when triggered, they produce a noise and, in some instances, a light to alert the occupants of a building. However, when it comes to the installation of these systems, there are many factors the contractor and the business […]

July 30, 2020

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How Often Does a Fire Alarm System Need Inspection?

Like fire sprinkler systems, fire alarms require routine maintenance to ensure they are in working order. Luckily, most fire sprinkler contractors have fire alarm divisions that will install and service fire alarms. Having a fully functioning fire alarm system in addition to fire sprinklers offers a building owner a maximum […]

June 8, 2020

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Reopening Tips for Business Owners

The governors of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware have all announced separate plans for reopening and recovery in their states. For the first time in months, businesses will open their doors to customers in the wake of the coronavirus. While this opportunity for recovery is a great advancement for many […]

June 5, 2020

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Grill and Fire Pit Safety Tips

As the weather gets warmer and more cooking and family activities move outdoors, the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board reminds families to include fire safety practices when using your grill or fire pit. The U.S. Fire Administration reports that 57 percent of home grill fires occur between May and […]

May 27, 2020

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week May 17-23

Did you know most fire deaths in North America happen at home?  Last year in New Jersey alone, 41 people lost their lives to home fires, and 14 have died in home fires since the first of this year. Many of these tragic deaths may have been prevented if a […]

May 4, 2020

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NJFSAB Featured in First Virtual Rutgers Day!

The show must go on! Even though the NJFSAB wasn’t able to take part in a traditional Rutgers Day this year, the team was happy to be included in the first ever virtual Rutgers Day. Rutgers Emergency Services and Rutgers Institutional Planning and Operations were kind enough to compile a […]

May 1, 2020

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Fire Sprinkler Saves in South Brunswick

A commercial building at 335 New Road caught fire just before 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, said South Brunswick police, and it was quickly extinguished because the building had sprinkler systems installed. Chief Smith and Deputy Chief Sean Wert of the Monmouth Junction Volunteer Fire Department arrived just before 4:30 p.m. […]

April 29, 2020

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