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New Ohio Fire Code Available Online

The 2017 Ohio Fire Code is now available online on the International Code Council's (ICC) public access website: New Ohio Fire Code On Line … [Read More...]

On-Line 2017 Ohio Fire Code Training

The State Fire Marshal has announced that beginning today the web portal is open for inspectors to do the mandatory fire inspector update. This … [Read More...]

2017 Code Books

Here is an option to purchase the NEW 2017 Ohio Building Codes including the NEW 2017 OHIO FIRE CODE through John D. Preuer and Associates. I know … [Read More...]

Sprinkler Tax Reform Information

NFSA is very happy to report that hard work, dedication and commitment have paved the way for the inclusion of fire sprinkler incentives in recent tax … [Read More...]

Food Truck Variance

The Ohio Fair Managers Association requested a variance from portions of the Administrative Rules regulating separation distances between operating … [Read More...]

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...]

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Recent RFAs

Pump controller readings

Concerning older fire pump controllers:

1. On older electrical fire pumps entry has to be made into the Controller to take pump readings that are diagnostic only. Voltage and amperage readings are taken to verify the efficiency of the electric motor. The rest of the test uses GPM and PSI to determine [more…]

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]

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