Linthicum Heights, MD, January 10, 2022 – The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), the National Fallen Fire Fighter Foundation (NFFF), International Association Fire Chiefs (IAFC), and the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) are calling on Congress to immediately pass critical legislation to improve fire safety in public housing and older high-rise buildings.
The call follows two tragic fires in the last 5 days […]
Tinley Park, IL (December 1, 2021) – According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), holiday decorations can increase the risk for a home fire during the holiday season. In particular, Christmas trees account for more than 160 fires and result in more than $10 million in direct property damage in the United States every year. The most common causes for tree fires include issues with electrical lighting equipment, […]
The Village of Bloomingdale recently upgraded its code to the 2018 International Residential Code, which includes installing fire sprinklers in all new one- and two-family homes.
Building Commissioner Mike Gricus played a vital role in making sure village board members understood the importance of home fire sprinklers during the process of adopting the code. “They are well informed and safety […]