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]
November 17, 2015 By Devon
From the Ohio Fire Marshal's Office: Dear Stakeholders and All Interested Parties: Due to a technical error in the ‘2017 Ohio Fire Code Petition … [Read More...]
November 4, 2015 By Devon
COLUMBUS, OH - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal are urging Ohioans … [Read More...]
November 4, 2015 By Devon
Congratulations to third grader Samantha Kause from Ms. Drucker's class at St. Francis of Assisi School in Gates Mills for winning this year's … [Read More...]
October 13, 2015 By Devon
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...]
October 12, 2015 By Devon
On October 2, 2015, three members of NEOFPA met with Consumer Product Safety Commission Commissioner Elliott Kaye and some of his staff regarding … [Read More...]
October 6, 2015 By Devon
Here are some quick links to helpful tools on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website ~ To report an incident: … [Read More...]
Has anyone given Fire Safety Talks for the hearing impaired? If so would you be willing to share the material?
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…]