WISCONSIN FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC 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 Michael Wos with the 2022 Bringing Safety Home Award. Wos is the executive director of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Charitable Foundation. This award recognizes outstanding efforts by a safety advocate who diligently promotes the importance of home fire sprinklers. It …

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Fire Departments are Joining with NFPA Fire Sprinkler Initiative and Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition this May in a Far-Reaching Effort to Improve Home Fire Safety

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Virtual Reality fire footage, videos, and other resources at MEDIA ROOM QUINCY, MA April 22, 2022 – In every community, home fires are a severe threat to residents as well as responding firefighters. While homes have been the central fire challenge for decades, today this problem is intensified by the fact that unprotected home fires become deadly in just two …

Nominations now being accepted for NFPA, HFSC Bringing Safety Home Award DEADLINE: April 8, 2022

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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 who use …

HFSC Will Award $500 Stipends To 30 U.S. Fire Departments For Home Fire Sprinkler Outreach

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The deadline to apply is February 21, 2022. HFSC will award stipends to 30 qualifying fire departments that demonstrate a plan to conduct community outreach during home Fire Sprinkler Week 2022. The stipends, funded through a grant from State Farm Insurance, are being rolled out ahead of Home Fire Sprinkler Week, which will take place across North America May 15-21, …

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Virtual Reality Resource – A Better Side-By-Side

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HFSC is taking home fire safety education to the next level with a new virtual reality, 360-degree house fire flashover and sprinkler comparison video created with actual fire footage. Thanks to state-of-the-art cinematic technology, viewers can experience the fires without and with an installed sprinkler as if they were inside the burning house. They can watch flames and smoke from …

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 …