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New Fire Code Classes

Hello all - I am pleased to announce that the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of State Fire Marshal will be holding a series of six, FREE … [Read More...]

OFOA-Ohio Fire Officials Association

NEOFPA supports and is a continuing member of OFOA. All NEOFPA Executive Board members are also members of OFOA. Any member of NEOFPA or the fire … [Read More...]

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported CDPC … [Read More...]

New Fire Code Draft

The  Draft of the Ohio Fire Code and Report on Petitions are available for review, also known as Administrative Code sections 1301:7-7-01 through … [Read More...]

2017 Ohio Fire Code Update Timeline & Code Change Info

The State Fire Marshal's Office has announced the initiation of the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal’s (SFM) administrative … [Read More...]

NFSA Recommends 4 Sprinkler Changes to IBC, IFC at ICC Code Hearings

Ron Ritchie with the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) contacted NEOFPA with information on the upcoming votes on 4 sprinkler proposals for … [Read More...]

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Recent RFAs

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…]

Burning of Incense in Office

Does anyone know if employees can burn incense in their office? The question came to me from the Health and Safety Specialist at North East Ohio Regional Sewer District.

Howard Selig
Assistant Chief
Cuyahoga Heights FD
(216) 641-2726
[email protected]

Fire Extinguisher Training Video

Does anyone have a good fire extinguisher training video I can get a copy of, or can you recommend one?

Don Reis
Independence fire department
[email protected]

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