Manual Pull Station Failures
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Counterfeit Fire Sprinklers
UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Fire Sprinklers (Release 12PN-05) NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 15,… [more]
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Please see the accompanying news story regarding gel fuels used for Tiki Torches.… [more]
Counterfeit Buckeye Brand Fire Extinguishers
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18,000 Counterfeit Smoke Detectors Recalled
Recently the Atlanta (GA) Fire Rescue Department was forced to recall more than 18,000 smoke alarms after… [more]
NEOFPA has launched a new campaign to promote the use of photoelectric smoke detectors. The campaign, entitled "Photoelectric Saves" includes a new … [Read More...]
February 25, 2013 By Devon
In light of recent security events in schools, the Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office in conjunction with the Ohio Board of Building Standards issued a … [Read More...]
February 25, 2013 By Devon
In a recent fire breakout event at Oregon Health & Science University's Doernbecher Children's Hospital, a young girl, who is turning 12 this … [Read More...]
February 16, 2013 By Devon
On Monday, February 11, 2013, Jenn Strathman from News Channel 5 aired a story on smoke detectors. An additional segment was aired the next morning … [Read More...]
February 5, 2013 By Devon
A reminder to all. 2013 membership dues must be in by March 1, 2013 or you will be charged non-member fees for meetings and seminars until dues are … [Read More...]
December 21, 2012 By Devon
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Does anyone have an ordinance on the books requiring Fire Protection Service Personnel to be registered as contractors with the City prior to performing any work on any Fire Protection Equipment including annual testing and maintenance? Avon requires registration for installation only and I would like to expand the registration [more…]
BG 10 Manual Pull Stations were sold under various names but manufactured by Honeywell. There have been some recent problems with them and a repair solution is available.
This link brings you to a repair for problems with the BG 10 Manual Stations:
Our old Chevy plant prop shaft bldg. is over half million sq.ft. GM sold it & it is currently being used as a storage & distribution facility. It is fully sprinklered & had a secondary water source from the existing GM Stamping plant which is directly next door. This secondary [more…]
We are in the process of rewriting our existing ordinances regarding above ground storage of Flammable/Combustible Liquids, LPG, CNG and Hazardous Materials. Does anyone have language regarding this already in place?
Tim Golay, Assistant Chief
Avon Fire Fept.
Is there any department that has a local city ordinance that requires assisted living and /or nursing facilities to have an emergency generator? I am also looking for any local ordinance that pertains to these same type of facilities to have standpipes and additional access that is above the required [more…]
I am proposing a new ordinance in Lyndhurst to address inspection fees. I don’t wish to fee businesses just for extra money, but I do want to start charging for things like plan review, acceptance tests, re-inspections, and especially people that show up late for scheduled tests.
Anyone have similar ordinances [more…]