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Technical Bulletin – SFM Food Trucks February 2019

Attached, please find a Technical Bulletin (TB) issued today by the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of State Fire Marshal (SFM).  TB19-001, … [Read More...]

NFSA Membership – AHJ Special

 NFSA is offering free AHJ membership for one year.  If you intend on taking any classes I highly recommend signing up for this promotion … [Read More...]

Part-time Fire Inspector Job – Concord Twp.

Concord Township Fire department is seeking an experienced, energetic, self-motivated individual for the position of Full Time Fire safety … [Read More...]

CO Advisory Momo

Please see the attached Joint Advisory Statement issued by the Ohio Apartment Association and the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of State Fire … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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