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, …

HFSC’s Free Resources Will Enhance Your Fire Prevention Week Programs

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HFSC’s Free Resources Will Enhance Your Fire Prevention Week Programs  Media outreach: Urge your local TV stations and newspapers to use our broadcast quality video and hi-res photographs so they can run stories about life-saving home fire sprinklers. Our collection includes dramatic footage comparing a living room fire with sprinklers and without. We also have an animated timeline that colorfully …

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AGF Manufacturing Finds a Unique Way to Support Grassroots Fire Service Sprinkler Advocacy and Education

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What is the best way for people to understand what a home fire sprinkler system looks like and how it works? Show them a display with all of the components. Thanks to a generous donation from AGF Manufacturing, Inc. along with other industry partners, fire departments throughout the country are doing just that, building home fire sprinkler displays and using …

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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 …

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Oregon Deputy Fire Marshal Receives National Award For Home Fire Sprinkler Advocacy

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The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) awarded Chase Browning from the Medford Fire Department with the Bringing Safety Home Award. The award recognizes fire service members and other safety advocates who use HFSC’s home fire sprinkler educational materials and Fire Sprinkler Initiative (FSI) resources to educate local officials as part ...

Nominations now being accepted for NFPA, HFSC Bringing Safety Home Award

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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 …