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NEOFPA & Earl Lee Warning’s “Time For A Change” Campaign

Change Poster

NEOFPA and Earl Lee Warning have enhanced the tried & true fire safety message, "Change your clocks, change your batteries." Our message is … [Read More...]

City of Oxford Ohio Enacts Photoelectric Legislation

Congratulations to the city of Oxford, Ohio! They passed their photoelectric smoke alarm ordinance on January 7th, 2014.  It become effective March 1, … [Read More...]

NEOFPA Collecting Membership History

NEOFPA 50th Anniversary Image

This year, NEOFPA is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One of the plans is to identify, document and recognize the members that have made significant … [Read More...]

NEOFPA Teams with NewsChannel5 for Dryer Fire Education


NEOFPA  recently teamed up with Cleveland's NewsChannel5 to produce a segment on dryer fires for the public. With the assistance of Willoughby Fire … [Read More...]

Ohio Fire Chief’s Association Endorses Photoelectric Smoke Detectors!


On November 21, 2013 The Ohio Fire Chief's Association issued a statement endorsing photoelectric smoke detectors. Now all fire service organizations … [Read More...]

NEOFPA Teams With NewsChannel 5 For “Get Out Alive” Series


NEOFPA recently spent time with the producers from NewsChannel 5 assisting them with a new series which includes fire safety called Get Out … [Read More...]

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Recent RFAs

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

Grease Lock Hood Filters

What are these Pre filters I am starting to see in restaurant hood systems. Are they OK? “Ellis fibre” grease lock system.???Grease Lock is a patented disposable grease filte. rwww.greaselock.com

Jerry Cifranic
North Olmsted Fire


Rental Property Inspection

We have recently had a couple of fires in residential rental properties, single family and multi family dwellings. Does anyone have a city ordinance or rental property inspection program?

Mark Crumley, Asst. Chief/Fire Marshal
City of Medina Fire Department


Wal-Mart Exit Door Motion Sensors

Looking for feed back on Wal-Mart turning off the motion sensor on exit doors at night time. I was told by Wal-Mart that they do this in all super centers that are open late. The doors may still be able to be pulled open or pushed off the tracks to [more…]

Inspection Reports On-Line Solution

Anyone have an opinion on this?
Inspection Reports Online.net


Richard Ciarrone
Parma Fire Dept.

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