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Pharmacies and Use of Key Boxes

Attached to this announcement is Technical Bulletin #18-008 regarding the use of Key Boxes and Pharmacies published by the Division of State Fire … [Read More...]

Lifetone Recall of Bedside Fire Alarm Clock

Lifetone Technology has issued a recall notice for roughly 10,000 HLAC151 bedside fire alarm and clock units due to a defect that can cause the device … [Read More...]

Mayfield Village Seeking Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal

Mayfield Village is seeking to fill the position of full-time Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal.  Please click on the link below to read the … [Read More...]

Northeast Ohio Firefighters Receive Awards from the State Fire Marshal

Two local fire officials recently received awards from the State Fire Marshal during the annual Ohio Fire Service Hall of Fame and Awards ceremony … [Read More...]

It’s Fire Prevention Week

Here is some historical background on the origin of Fire Prevention Week in the United States Fire Prevention week history … [Read More...]

State Fire Marshal Proposes Amendments to the Fire Code

Please be advised that the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of State Fire Marshal (SFM) is filing a rule errata/amendment package with the Common … [Read More...]

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Emergency Reporting Occupancy Module Users Sharing Forms

Anyone interested in forming a collaboration of users of the Emergency Reporting Occupancy module and possibly sharing inspection forms and checklists please contact Robert Crowe at Rocky River Fire Department: [email protected]

Pump controller readings

Concerning older fire pump controllers:

1. On older electrical fire pumps entry has to be made into the Controller to take pump readings that are diagnostic only. Voltage and amperage readings are taken to verify the efficiency of the electric motor. The rest of the test uses GPM and PSI to determine [more…]

Water mains to Fire Hydrants

The architect of the new library was to use C900 pipe off the main for the yard hydrant and building supply (per AHJ approval). The builder asked to change the specification from C900 to C909 which is not Factory Mutual approved and was looking for approval from AHJ. Does anyone [more…]

Residential Sprinkler Ordinances

I am looking for any cities that have an ordinance for multi-family (apartment building) mandatory sprinklers.

Rick Barber
Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal
Brunswick FD
(330) 350-0396
[email protected]

Propane Tanks In Jewelry Stores

I am about to launch an official letter to the jewelers in our city that use LP gas for some of their jewelry work. It will affect about 5 or 6 businesses as this is a common business practice. I was alerted by one of our officers upon a routine [more…]

Smoke Alarms Malfunctioning

Our department is experiencing false alarms with Kidde Photoelectric smoke alarm model P9050. We have experienced this issue with 12 of the 150 alarms that we have installed in the last year.  After further investigation we have found that a small amount of dust is causing the smoke alarms [more…]

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