Colored Powders Create Explosion Hazard
On June 27 there was a fire at a Taiwanese water park that resulted when colored cornstarch was spayed… [more]
Kidde Recalls 4.6 Million Fire Extinguishers That Could Fail
Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall Kudos to Elyria Fire Department who identified a problem with one of… [more]
Kidde Removes Some Smoke Alarms From Store Shelves
Kidde has announced that they have discovered an issue with the firmware in three different smoke alarms… [more]
Smoke Detector Details Needed on Ohio NFIRS Reports
The NEOFPA & Ohio Fire Marshal's Office need detailed, accurate information on the behavior… [more]
Manual Pull Station Failures
BG 10 Manual Pull Stations were sold under various names but manufactured by Honeywell. There have been… [more]
Counterfeit Fire Sprinklers
UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Fire Sprinklers (Release 12PN-05) NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 15,… [more]
Tiki Torch Gel Fuel Poses Dangers
Please see the accompanying news story regarding gel fuels used for Tiki Torches.… [more]
Counterfeit Buckeye Brand Fire Extinguishers
Counterfeit Buckeye brand fire extinguishers have been found in circulation. Please see the accompanying… [more]
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]
September 4, 2015 By Devon
NEOFPA announces our third annual fire safety coloring contest. The contest is open to third graders in schools within Northeast Ohio and will run … [Read More...]
September 3, 2015 By Devon
OHIO DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ISSUES GUIDANCE ON BARRICADE DEVICES TO EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES THROUGHT STATE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael … [Read More...]
August 8, 2015 By Devon
Language in the Ohio Budget Bill, HB 64, requires that the Ohio Board of Building Standards (OBBS) adopt rules for the use of a device to prevent both … [Read More...]
August 8, 2015 By Devon
Language in the Ohio Budget Bill, HB 64, amends Chapter 3743 (Fireworks) of the Ohio Revised Code. This language was effective June 30, 2015. The … [Read More...]
August 6, 2015 By Devon
The Ohio Revised Code section 3737.73 was recently revised regarding the number and type of school drills required yearly. These drills include fire … [Read More...]
May 20, 2015 By Devon
On May 13th, 2015, Fire-Lite Alarms announced they had decided to discontinue the manufacture of ionization smoke detectors as of July 1, 2015. In … [Read More...]
Has any one had fires with Sanyo coolers used for meat displays? I have had 4 in the same store with the lights used for display of the cooler.
I have a situation where a modification was made to a business in a plaza and they were required to install fire dampers in the HVAC.
Do you know if there is normally a test of these (especially on a retro fit like this) or just a visual inspection of them?
My Bldg. Commissioner informed me that within two yrs. the phone company will no longer maintain copper phone lines. Does anyone know how this may affect fire alarm systems?
Is anyone using the Brycer Compliance Engine to track inspections? I am looking at trying the program on a trial basis.
This is about the main entrance on the proposed RTA Rapid Station Remodel. It’s classified as A-3 with total occupant load of 271.
According to OFC 1008.1.10, the main exit door is required to have panic hardware. The exception permits locks or latches equipped with key-operated locking devices from the egress [more…]
Where is it written that commercial building inspections are required to be performed annually?
Parma Fire Department