Hoverboard Fire Danger
Product Alert 12-14-15: From ABC News: "The Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating 10 hoverboard-related… [more]
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]
February 9, 2016 By Devon
Thanks to ABCO Fire Protection for helping to promote photoelectric smoke alarm technology and smoke alarm maintenance! They have recently placed our … [Read More...]
February 3, 2016 By Devon
From The Ohio Board of Building Standards: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Ohio Board of Building Standards … [Read More...]
February 3, 2016 By Devon
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...]
January 20, 2016 By Devon
A job opportunity from the State Fire Marshal's Office: The Office of Human Resources is seeking to fill the position of Chief Deputy Fire Marshal … [Read More...]
January 14, 2016 By Devon
From: COM SFM Ohio Fire Code Subject: 2017 Ohio Fire Code - timeline update Dear Stakeholders ~ As you should know, the State Fire Marshal is … [Read More...]
Brook Park Charges $100 for all permits. I’m wondering what other cities are charging.
I have a question about cell phone towers. We have three towers in our area. A Verizon tower, an FCC tower, and a CECOMS tower. These towers all have back up generators if I understand correctly. Does anybody else deal with these towers? I have no experience with them. Do [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?