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Westlake Seeking Part-Time Fire Inspector

City Of Westlake Job Posting Notice Job Title: Fire Inspector Department: Fire Department, City of Westlake Location: 27700 Hilliard Boulevard, … [Read More...]

Change.org Petition for Warning Label on Ionization Smoke Alarms

Fathers for Fire Safety c0-founder Dean Dennis has established a petition on change.org that would require warning labels on ionization smoke … [Read More...]

NEOFPA Full Scale Smoke Alarm Test Reports

The North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association has conducted eight full-scale, real world smoke alarm comparison tests in two different … [Read More...]

Coloring Contest Winner Announced

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Congratulations to third grader Addie Gardner from St. Francis of Assisi School in Gates Mills for winning this year's coloring contest! She won a … [Read More...]

NewsNet5 Airs 3-Part Investigative Story on the Failures of Ionization Smoke Alarms


North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association assisted Investigative Reporter Ron Regan and Sarah Buduson from WEWS Newsnet5 in this three part story … [Read More...]

2014 NEOFPA Coloring Contest (Extended until October 10th)

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NEOFPA announces our second annual fire prevention week coloring contest. The contest is open to third graders in schools within Northeast Ohio and … [Read More...]

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Sprinkler Heads Above Drop Ceiling

I have a building that has a sprinkler system but the heads are above the ceiling tiles in the offices. Has anyone come across this? I’m looking for some cost effective ways or suggestions to remedy this issue for the building owner. Is there a specific OFC I can reference [more…]

Kitchen Hood Suppression System Semi-Annuals

Does your FPB follow up on semi-annual hood test inspections, & if so how?

Richard Ciarrone
Parma FD

Aboveground Storage Tanks

Do any of your jurisdictions have a codified ordinance that is more stringent than the Ohio Fire Code section 2206 regarding aboveground fuel storage tanks?

(OFC: Aboveground fuel storage tank capacity shall not exceed 12,000 gallons for an individual tank.)


Joe Eisenhuth
Solon Fire Dept.


Codes For Carbon Monoxide Monitoring

I am looking for information from codes that specifically mandate CO monitoring.I have several college dorms that do not have any means of monitoring for CO.The college seems to think that they are exempt from any requirements to have detection (even plug in monitors) because it is not required in the mechanical [more…]

Chinese Lanterns

Mayfield Heights has a rather large party center, which is having an event possibly involving deployment of 50 Chinese lanterns.  I am not in favor of allowing these lanterns to be deployed, for obvious reasons.  The Mayor is supporting my decision, but would like to know if any other agency [more…]

“Autofry” Deep Frying Units

Does anyone have experience with “Autofry”, counter-top vent-less deep frying units?

Jerry Cifranic NOFD
North Olmsted Fire Department

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