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

Despite growing interest in home fire sprinkler systems across the U.S. and Canada, unrealistic myths and other inaccurate information about home fire sprinkler technology persist. When questions arise, the local fire service is typically the first point of contact for consumers, homebuilders, public works employees and local officials. If you’re in the line of fire, […]

Call for Nominations: 2015 “Bringing Safety Home” Award To Recognize Local Residential Fire Sprinkler Advocacy Efforts

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The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) and NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative are accepting applications for the 2015 Bringing Safety Home Award to recognize outstanding efforts by a safety advocate who diligently promotes the importance of home fire sprinklers. The Bringing Safety Home Award honors members of the fire service and other sprinkler advocates who use […]

HFSC Board Welcomes National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and National Volunteer Fire Council

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The nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) announced that the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have joined its all-volunteer Board of Directors. Chief Ron Siarnicki, executive director of NFFF, and Chief Kevin Quinn, chairman of NVFC, will represent the groups on the Board. “Our Board of Directors is […]

HFSC Offers Stipends to Help Fire Departments Educate Public About Dangers of Today’s Modern Home Fires

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The nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) announces a new stipend program for U.S. and Canadian fire departments looking to conduct home fire sprinkler demonstrations within their communities. HFSC will offer $1,000 stipends to fire departments to conduct live home fire sprinkler demonstrations. The stipends will pay for materials to build the side-by-side fire and […]

Homeowners Learn About Home Fire Sprinklers at Bloomington-Normal HOMESHOW

People attending the Bloomington-Normal HOMESHOW this weekend (March 6-8) at The Interstate Center in Bloomington will have the opportunity to learn about home fire sprinklers and the life- and property-saving benefits they provide. The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, a national nonprofit educational group, Booth 158, has information to dispel myths and answer question about fire […]

Homeowners Learn About Home Fire Sprinklers at Minneapolis Home & Garden Show

People attending the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show this weekend (February 25-March 1) at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota will have the opportunity to learn about home fire sprinklers and the life- and property-saving benefits they provide. The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, a national nonprofit educational group, Booth 3316, has information to dispel myths […]

Stop by HFSC’s Booth at IBS For Chance to Win A GoPro 4

Stop by the Home Fire Sprinkler Booth (S1600) at the 2015 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas for a chance to a win a GoPro Hero 4 camera. Play the “Built for Life” game, answer the question correctly then play the slot machine for a chance to win.

Ashland City Tennessee Fire Chief Chuck Walker to Receive 2014 Bringing Safety Home Award 2014

The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) and the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative have announced that Fire Chief Chuck Walker is the recipient of the 2014 Bringing Safety Home Award, jointly presented by the two organizations. Walker is the fire chief of the Ashland City (Tennessee) Fire Department. The Bringing Safety Home […]

New Study Shows Homeowners Prefer a Home Protected With Fire Sprinklers

In a new national Harris Poll survey conducted on behalf of the nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC), 74% of U.S. homeowners said they would be more likely to buy a home with fire sprinklers than one without. Seven in 10 said a sprinklered house has more value and nearly 8 in 10 (78%) said […]

Home Fire Sprinklers: Ask for Them!

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For many, building a new home is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. There are a lot of details to consider, and many options to choose. Safety is at the forefront of those choices for most consumers, and fire safety should be among them. In every community, consumers need to know the facts about home fires as well […]

Vocational/Technical Students Learn the Facts about Home Fire Sprinklers in 15 Communities

This past year, 15 U.S. fire departments undertook effective new programs to team up with local vocational/technical schools in targeted home fire sprinkler education programs for students and the public. This grassroots outreach was part of HFSC’s Built for Life Fire Department Vocational Stipend program, funded through a 2011 Fire Prevention & Safety Grant. The […]