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Attention Media

Resources are available for media interviews by contacting Peg Paul by phone (815) 464-8001, or e-mail.

The resource list includes fire chiefs, people who experienced house fires with and without sprinklers and HFSC spokespeople. Photos and illustrations are also available to the media including a living room before a fire, the livingroom after a home fire sprinkler extinguished a fire, and the same living room after a fire without a home fire sprinkler. B-roll is available to TV media including a living room fire, a fire sprinkler activating and extinguishing a fire and various interviews.

Usage Permissions

The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition encourages the use of its materials by individuals, organizations and local public education campaigns that are aligned with the HFSC mission. HFSC does allow fire departments to add their logos to HFSC educational material. All HFSC materials must be used in their complete and original form unless alterations are specifically approved by HFSC. HFSC reserves the right to require the discontinued use of any of its information or materials if HFSC determines it has been used in a manner that is inappropriate or contrary to the HFSC mission.

 


Press Releases

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2014 BRINGING SAFETY HOME AWARD

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New Study Shows Homeowners Prefer a Home Protected With Fire Sprinklers

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New Federal Grant to Help Increase Home Fire Sprinkler Awareness and Demand 

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New Board President Lorraine Carli

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Green Homebuilder Wins iPad Mini

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New Stipends from HFSC

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Separating Fact from Fiction

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Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Offers New, Free Tools to Clear Up Confusion About Residential Sprinkler Water Supply and Usage

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Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Awarded Federal Grant to Aide Local Fire Service Outreach And Combat Myths and Misinformation

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Maryland State Fire Marshal William Barnard Will Receive National Bringing Safety Home Award

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State Fire Marshal Tonya Hoover Narrates New Video to Help California Homeowners Understand Home Fire Sprinklers 

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Call for Nominations: “Bringing Safety Home” Award To Recognize Local Residential Fire Sprinkler Advocacy Efforts 

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Need a Refresher on Home Fire Sprinkler Systems? 
Take This Free Online Course 

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New Report Details Home Fire Sprinkler Use in Bucks County, PA and Compares Fire Experience to Non-Sprinklered Homes

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Chief Tonya Hoover Will Receive National Bringing Safety Home Award

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Nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Receives Federal Grant for Education, Outreach

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Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition’s New Website Is Easier to Navigate

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Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) Receives 2011 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Award

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Video Footage

Selling A Home Protected by Fire Sprinklers

 

This video provides real estate professionals with important information about the life-saving benefits of fire sprinklers, and useful tips for marketing a home protected by them.

Ron Hazelton talks about why fires in newer homes can be more dangerous.

 

Home Improvement Editor Ron Hazelton talks about why fires in newer homes can be more dangerous and how fire sprinklers can prevent flashover and deadly smoke from spreading.

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B Roll


B-roll footage available: includes scenes from a living room fire with and without a fire sprinkler, footage of firefighters fighting fire in living room not protected with fire sprinkler and post fire footage of damage. To request a copy of the B-roll, please contact PPA, (815) 464-8001 or download below by right clicking or Control click to save the file.

 

HFSC_BRoll_H264_YouTube.mov 318 MB

HFSC_BRoll_ProRes.mov 646 MB (coming soon)

HFSC_BRoll_DVCPro50.mov 899 MB

 

 

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Photo Gallery

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Room before burning. 684 KB
Room protected by fire sprinklers after burn. 751 KB
Unprotected room after burn. 1011 KB
Dad with baby in room with fire sprinkler. 6.05 MB
Mom with baby in room with fire sprinkler. 5.75 MB
Familyin room with fire sprinkler. 9.28 MB
Family in room with fire sprinkler. 10.7 MB
Grandparents with baby in room with fire sprinklers. 12.5 MB
Mom with baby in room with fire sprinklers. 11.7 MB
Sprinkler. 1.1 MB
Pendent style fire sprinkler. 471 KB
Side wall style fire sprinkler. 3.19 MB
Concealed style fire sprinkler. 753 KB
Side wall style fire sprinkler. 1.3 MB
"Behind-the-walls" view of installed sprinkler. 3.49 MB
Installed orange sprinkler pipe. 1.9 MB
Placing cap on pipe prior to drywall installation. 1.4 MB
Graphic showing riser components. 122 KB
Riser. 1.2 MB
Inspecting riser. 3.32 MB
 Hand holding fire sprinkler. 1.84 MB
Spray from activated sprinkler. 1.22 MB
onscreenonscreenSide by side burn rooms, before. 3.1 MB
Side by side burn rooms, burning. 4.3 MB
Side by side burn demonstration. 9.7 MB
Sprinkler control valve. 2.4 MB
How much fire 1. 163 KB
How much fire 2. 84 KB
How much fire 3. 66 KB
How much fire 4. 171 KB
onscreenHow sprinklers work. 650 KB
Sprinkler activating 723 KB
House diagram 1. 4.5 MB
House diagram 2. 713 KB
House diagram 3. 664KB
Buyers prefer houses protected by fire sprinklers. 169 KB
Buyers prefer houses protected by fire sprinklers. 176 KB