Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Virtual Reality Video Shoot A Success Thanks to Help from National Fire Sprinkler Association and Ashland City Fire Department

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The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) paved the way for a successful Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) live-fire video shoot on location in Ashland City, Tennessee, last week. But this was no ordinary fire recording. HFSC conducted the shoot to produce an unprecedented, virtual reality, 360-degree house fire and sprinkler educational video. When it is completed later this year, viewers …

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Awarded FEMA Grant to Roll Out Next-Generation Virtual Reality Home Fire Education

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The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) has been awarded a 2020 Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). With it, HFSC will pioneer and evaluate use of its innovative virtual reality (VR) home fire sprinkler educational technology, funded by a seed grant from property insurer State Farm. In the coming year, HFSC will build …

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HFSC 25 Years: A look at HFSC’s history, mission, resources and future

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Since the 1970s when America Burning was published, fire safety organizations encouraged home fire sprinkler protection as an essential fire mitigation strategy. But no organization had the capacity to make that goal a priority. To fill that gap, the presidents of the American Fire Sprinkler Association, National Fire Protection Association and the National Fire Sprinkler Association pooled their resources in …

MID-ATLANTIC VOLUNTEER AND CAREER FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBER RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR LONGSTANDING HOME FIRE SPRINKLER ADVOCACY

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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) have awarded Paul Eichler of Dover, Delaware, with the 2021 Bringing Safety Home Award. This award recognizes outstanding efforts by a safety advocate who diligently promotes the importance of home fire sprinklers. It honors members of the fire service and other fire sprinkler advocates …

Home Fire Sprinkler Week Campaign To Address Home Fire Problem

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Nominations now being accepted for NFPA HFSC Bringing Safety Home Award

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DEADLINE: April 9, 2021 The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) are accepting nominations for their Bringing Safety Home Award, which recognizes 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 fire sprinkler advocates in North America …

DEADLINE EXTENDED: HFSC Will Award $300 Stipends To 30 U.S. Fire Departments For Local Home Fire Sprinkler Education

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The deadline to apply is March 10, 2021. The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) extended the deadline for fire departments to apply for home fire sprinkler stipends due to weather and power outage challenges that may have limited fire departments from applying for the stipends. HFSC will award stipends to 30 qualifying fire departments that demonstrate a plan to conduct …

HFSC Will Award $300 Stipends To 30 U.S. Fire Departments For Local Home Fire Sprinkler Education

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The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) will award stipends to 30 qualifying fire departments that demonstrate a plan to conduct community outreach during home Fire Sprinkler Week 2021. The stipends are being rolled out ahead of Home Fire Sprinkler Week, which will take place across North America May 16-22, 2021. Co-Sponsored by HFSC and the NFPA Fire Sprinkler Initiative, the …

2021 Will Be a Good Year to Increase Awareness About Home Fire Sprinklers With New Resources

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This year marks 25 years since the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition was founded. HFSC continues to provide members of the fire service with free resources to educate and increase awareness about the life-saving benefits of home fire sprinklers. This year HFSC will announce new innovative tools to support community outreach. Save the date: Home Fire Sprinkler Week (HFSW) May 16-22, …