Retrofitting a Home Video

Retrofitting a Home If the links in the movie are not working please use these: Living With Sprinklers • More Videos All Homes Can Be Retrofit The best time to get sprinklers is when you are building, but all homes can be retrofitted. Some homes may present challenges such as the water supply, the age of the home and how ...
Chief Keith Brower

Retired Fire Chief and Home Fire Sprinkler Advocate Protects His Own Home

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On May 25, 2008, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (VA) responded to a single-family house fire in a residential development. Keith Brower, who was the fire marshal at the time, heard the mayday call that would change his life. As firefighters entered the structure, a fireball erupted. The fire quickly went to flashover, spreading rapidly through the open construction plan …

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Celebrates 20 Years with Fire Sprinkler Demonstration at NFPA’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas

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On June 14, the nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition’s (HFSC) spokesperson Ron Hazelton narrated a side-by-side fire sprinkler demonstration for attendees at the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) annual Conference & Expo in Las Vegas to celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary. The demonstration was held at Desert Fire Protection, a local sprinkler contractor. HFSC Board President Lorraine Carli recognized the …

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Celebrates 20 Years with Fire Sprinkler Demonstration at NFPA’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas

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Contact: Peg Paul (815) 592-9278 [email protected]   Frankfort, IL – On June 14, the nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition’s (HFSC) spokesperson Ron Hazelton narrated a side-by-side fire sprinkler demonstration for attendees at the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) annual Conference & Expo in Las Vegas to celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary. The demonstration was held at Desert Fire Protection, a …

Getting Fire Sprinklers

Getting Fire Sprinklers Buy, Build or Retrofit If you are buying an existing home, talk to your real estate agent about finding homes with fire sprinklers already installed. The best time to get fire sprinklers is when you are building. That’s when they are the most affordable and the easiest to install. Include Fire Sprinklers When You Build Your New ...

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Where do I start?If your home builder is not familiar with contractors that install residential fire sprinklers, you still have several options. Most contractors have Web pages describing their capabilities. You can also look in your local Yellow Pages under “Sprinklers, Fire” Ask your local or state fire marshal if contractors in your state are required to be ...

Building with Home Fire Sprinklers

Building With Home Fire Sprinklers If the links in the movie are not working please use these: Living With Sprinklers • More Videos Include Fire Sprinklers When You Build Your New Home Ask your builder or architect if they have experience working with fire sprinklers and if they know a sprinkler contractor. If they don't, talk to your local fire ...