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Xmas Tree Burn Demonstration

Keeping families safe and preventing home fires was the goal of the annual Christmas Tree and Fire Sprinkler Burn Demonstration held at the Monmouth County Fire Academy in Freehold, N.J.   The event was sponsored by former Assemblyman John Wisniewski in conjunction with the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) […]

December 6, 2018

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High-Rise Sprinkler Report Released

New Jersey high-rises aren’t as fire safe as you think Survey finds that 495 high-rises in the state are not fully protected by a fire sprinkler system. Fatal fires in high-rise buildings continue to demonstrate the dangers associated with failing to install fire sprinkler systems.  These buildings present unique challenges […]

November 26, 2018

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A Win for Fire Sprinklers in Hollywood

The turkey was done, dishes were cleaned, and I was slowly slipping into that post feasting slumber.  I was flipping through what was On Demand and found the movie “Skyscraper” where Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson once again saves either the world or a portion of it.   I figured sure, let’s […]

November 25, 2018

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Fire Sprinkler Save in Lodi

Fire In Lodi Industrial Building Doused Rutherford Daily Voice, written Jerry Demarco Photo by Damien Danis Sprinklers helped douse a fire in a Lodi industrial building Sunday night. Firefighters “were met with heavy smoke and an activated sprinkler head,” the borough fire department said. Crews stretched a hose line into […]

November 20, 2018

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Appliance Fire Prevention

When you’re heating up leftovers in the microwave or running clothes in the dryer, you might not be thinking about fire, but you should.  Believe it or not, a wide range of home appliances can result in fires just through ordinary use. Between 2007 and 2011, U.S. fire departments responded […]

November 5, 2018

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Golf Outing Raises $13,500

Two deserving charities have received thousands of dollars in donations from the National Fire Sprinkler Association’s (NFSA) New Jersey Chapter 42nd Annual Golf Outing.  A grand total of $13,500 is being split between the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association Foundation (FMBA) and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors.   More […]

October 18, 2018

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Fire Prevention Month

Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of […]

September 27, 2018

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Fire Sprinklers in the News

NJFSAB and the PenJerDel Chapter of NFSA have been hosting fire safety and fire sprinkler demonstrations across the area helping to spread the word about the power of fire sprinklers. Campus Fire Safety month included interviews with Executive Director David Kurasz on New Jersey 101.5 radio and a segment on […]

September 20, 2018

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2018 Hall of Fame Honorees

Congratulations to the 2018 NFSA Mid-Atlantic Region Area II Hall of Fame honorees! Five outstanding individuals have been inducted into the National Fire Sprinkler Association Area II Hall of Fame. The leadership of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) Mid-Atlantic Region recently selected the 2018 honorees based on their dedication […]

August 10, 2018

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College Fire Safety Tips

Does your college dorm get an A+ in fire safety? Prepare for Campus Fire Safety Month in September by Making Smart Housing Choices Fire sprinklers, smoke alarms, escape routes – oh my! Does your college dorm have all the necessities to keep you safe from fire? Most students heading off […]

August 2, 2018

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