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2012 – Issue 1 – Summer

Fire Sprinkler Demonstrations Provide Firsthand Education about the Power of Fire and the Benefits of Home Fire Sprinklers

Fire Sprinkler Demonstrations Provide Firsthand Education about the Power of Fire and the Benefits of Home Fire Sprinklers

It is the time of the year when many fire departments are hosting or planning fire safety events within their communities. While printed educational materials are excellent resources and can be taken home by participants for reference, providing a live demonstration at events emphasizes fire safety and protection and adds an even more dramatic...
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Notes from NFSA Regional Manager Bob Kleinheinz

Notes from NFSA Regional Manager Bob Kleinheinz

Summer is here and a lot has been happening since the beginning of the year. The Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Coalition held their second annual summit, which was a huge success with double the attendees when compared with last year’s inaugural event. Plans for the third annual summit are underway, so stay tuned for...
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Pewaukee High School Expansion Means Greater Fire Safety Presence

The Pewaukee High School is undergoing major renovations, which in turn means extended fire protection in the form of a fire sprinkler system. The high school is converting existing rooms so that they can serve different purposes than that which they were originally intended — essentially creating entirely new spaces — as well as...
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Participation in Second Annual Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit Is a Success

The Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Coalition (WRFSC) hosted its Second Annual Fire Sprinkler Summit in May, providing a full day of fire sprinkler education. “It was another success this year with more than double the attendees when compared to last year. It was great to see more interest,” says Thomas Clark, WRFSC Chairperson and...
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Town Board Recognizes Importance of Fire Sprinklers and Amends Ordinance

When Fire Chief Dave Bloom approached the Town of Madison board to amend an ordinance for retrofitting existing buildings with fire sprinklers, an unfortunate situation occurred a few hours later that affirmed the need for fire sprinkler protection. Approximately six hours after a town board meeting at which Chief Bloom first approached the board...
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Hollywood Movie “Fire Sprinkler Myths Are All Wet” PSAs Are Now Available for Fire Departments

Have you heard? The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) has new public service announcements (PSAs) that fight Hollywood fire sprinkler myths using humor! HFSC recently introduced three new PSAs and corresponding print advertisements that dispel Hollywood movie myths about fire sprinklers. Each announcement spoofs a movie set where a burglar tries to clear a...
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The Wisconsin Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association is on Facebook! “Like” WI Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association on Facebook and you will receive the latest updates!
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