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, …

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Launches Canadian Website HomeFireSprinklerCanada.CA

Today, the nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) announced a new website with important educational information for a range of Canadian stakeholders. HomeFireSprinklerCanada.ca provides timely resources to increase interest in the life-saving benefits of installed home fire sprinklers in new construction homes. In partnership with The Co-operators and the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association, this new comprehensive website presents content developed …

Home fire sprinkler trade ups or trade offs – and do words really matter?

As is true with any emerging trend, misunderstanding often plays a lead role. When it comes to the increasing use of local home fire sprinkler trade up incentives, there’s no lack of confusion. Let’s clear this up here. Trade Ups Trade ups do not trade off fire safety. A trade off suggests a compromise; and those who may be opposed …

Do you need images for your education programs or media requests?

Do you need photos, illustrations or other images for your home fire sprinkler education programs? Looking for an image to post on social media or on your website? Do you get requests from local media looking for images?     The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition has an image gallery and encourages the use of its materials by individuals, organizations and …

Please share to spread the word about home fire sprinklers

Here’s a new video to inform people about the life-saving benefits of home fire sprinklers. Please share the link on your website and share through Facebook, Twitter and all your social media messages. Fire departments who want to add their logo can contact the NFPA.