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Ohio Fire Marshal Issues Clarification on “Sky Lanterns”

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  The Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office has issued a clarification letter on the code requirements of "Sky Lanterns", also commonly known as … [Read More...]

A Fire Protection Engineer’s Take on Our Good Morning America Story

A Professional Engineer's Evaluation of the Smoke Detector Test as Presented on Good Morning America May 28, 2014 "THE FIRE TEST: Excellent. … [Read More...]

Shaker Heights Receives $45,000 FEMA-DHS Grant for Photoelectric Smoke Alarms

  Dateline: 10/03/13 - The Shaker Heights Fire Department was awarded a $45,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and … [Read More...]

NEOFPA & ABC’s Good Morning America Conduct Smoke Alarm Tests

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  NEOFPA conducted two full-scale smoke alarm comparison tests for ABC's Good Morning America on May 12 & 13. The story ran nationally on … [Read More...]

NEOFPA Rolls Out New Photoelectric Smoke Alarm Campaign: Need ‘em! Get ‘em! Check ‘em!

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NEOFPA and Earl Lee Warning introduce our newest campaign to promote the use of photoelectric smoke detectors entitled: Photoelectric Smoke Alarms: … [Read More...]

Earl Lee Warning Seen Hitching A Ride On Area Fire Vehicles

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Local NEOFPA member fire departments are taking advantage of a program sponsored by the North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association to provide free … [Read More...]

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Codes For Carbon Monoxide Monitoring

I am looking for information from codes that specifically mandate CO monitoring.I have several college dorms that do not have any means of monitoring for CO.The college seems to think that they are exempt from any requirements to have detection (even plug in monitors) because it is not required in the mechanical [more…]

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?

Thanks,
Jerry Cifranic NOFD
North Olmsted Fire Department
fireprevention@north-olmsted.com
(440)777-1220

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
Thanks.

Jerry Cifranic
North Olmsted Fire
(440)777-1220
fireprevention@north-olmsted.com

 

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
mcrumley@medinaoh.org
(330)723-5704

 

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…]

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