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NFSA-WI Sponsors Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit

NFSA-WI Sponsors Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit

On May 11, 2107, the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association held a live, side-by-side fire and sprinkler burn demonstration hosted at the Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit in Green Bay, WI.
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Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition Uses Home Shows for Education & Advocacy

The Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition (WSFC), which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the installation of fire sprinklers in future generations of homes, works to identify and overcome barriers to the acceptance of sprinklers as a critical component of home fire safety. Comprised of representatives of the Wisconsin fire service, the Coalition aims...
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Register: Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit (May 11)

On May 11, 2017, numerous fire service and fire safety organizations will host the Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay. The summit will provide valuable information to citizens, homeowners, legislators, builders, architects, fire service, and building code officials about the benefits of residential fire sprinklers...
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Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition Receives National Grant for Home Fire Sprinkler Advocacy

The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative has awarded the Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition a $10,000 Bringing Safety Home Grant to further the acceptance of fire sprinklers in Wisconsin’s new homes. Home fires both locally and nationally are still a major threat for residents. Eighty percent of all U.S. fire deaths are...
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Register: WI Fire Sprinkler Coalition Summit (Sept. 9)

On September 9, 2015, the newly formed Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition will host a fire sprinkler summit at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The summit will provide valuable information about the benefits of residential fire sprinklers to homeowners, legislators, builders, architects, fire service, and building code officials. The cost to attend the summit...
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Newly Formed Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition Aims to Curb Fire Deaths in the State

Home fires in Wisconsin are frequent, and deadly. Over the past decade, Wisconsin has experienced more than 400 civilian deaths, 1,800 civilian injuries, and 1,500 firefighter injuries from homes fires. Recognizing these alarming rates, fire officials and fire safety advocates recently announced the reestablishment of the Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition on June 26 at...
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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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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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Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Coalition Hosting Educational Summit

Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Coalition Hosting Educational Summit

On June 2, 2011, the Wisconsin Residential Fire Sprinkler Coalition (WRFSC) will be hosting a residential fire sprinkler summit. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there were 1,348,500 fires reported in the United States in 2009, resulting in 3,010 civilian fire deaths. An estimated 78.5 percent of structure fires were residential, in which...
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