Fire Sprinklers Save Two Homes in Three Months In One Fire District

The Novato Fire District is no stranger to home fire sprinkler saves. Novato is in Marin County, California, which has 13 different fire agencies. For decades, the fire prevention officers in those fire agencies have worked together to push home fire sprinkler installations by working in partnership with stakeholders, and successfully adopting fire codes with local amendments that require residential …

HFSC Receives Federal Grant to Help Fire Service and AHJs Increase Home Fire Sprinkler Education Among Builders and Developers

The nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) has been awarded a FY 2016 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant. Funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the grant will underwrite a multifaceted national education program aimed at increasing home fire sprinkler installation in new homes. For decades, homes have had the biggest share of the U.S. fire problem. Each day, …