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NEOFPA EVCS White Paper
This paper was discussed and written by the Executive Board of NEOFPA to provide guidance and information about Electric Vehicle Charging Stations specifically Type II and Type III. There are also code recommendations as the National and State Code do not address the fire safety issues relates to the use of these stations. as of…
Manufacturer Recalls 2 Million Air Fryers
AtekCity recalls 2 million Corsori air fryers for fire and burn injury risks. Please follow the link to the CPSC website for additional information.
Announcement Regarding MARCS and Next Gen 911
The link below is the announcement from Marshal Reardon and Governor DeWine regarding MARCS radio fees and Next Gen 911 that is proposed for the next Biennium Ohio Budget that was announced last Thursday in Lakewood and Trumbull County Dispatch. The Governor is calling it Secure Ohio Plan. A link to the Trumbull County Press…
Final Task Force Report
Attached is the final task force report with recommendations. I am extremely sorry that it has taken so long to get this to you. My time for the past two weeks has been taken up with discussing the report with Governor DeWine and others. There will be some immediate things that we can accomplish within…
Technology Helps Identify Potential Fires Before They Start
A relatively new addition in the home fire safety arsenal is an electronic device called Ting that can detect electrical arcing in its early stages before it causes a fire, and will then notify monitoring staff provided by the manufacturer who will advise the homeowner of the issue and work with them to resolve it….
FYI – The Shoe Department – Extinguisher Complaint
Madison Fire had the following issue – One of our inspectors was out at The Shoe Department today in Madison for an inspection. When looking at the fire extinguisher inspection tags he noted that there were no company or individual certification numbers on the tag. He questioned the store manager about the inspection of the…
Part-Time FSI for Mentor Fire
NATURE OF WORK This part-time individual will be responsible for inspection and investigation work in securing and maintaining compliance with fire prevention codes and regulations. Work involves responsibility for ensuring acceptable standards of public safety through inspections of buildings and other installations and the enforcement of fire prevention codes and regulations. Work is performed under…
Ohio State Fire Marshal Filling Position of Full-Time Fire and Life Safety Educator
The State Fire Marshal is looking to fill a soon to be vacated full-time position as a Fire and Life Safety Educator for the second district. Please check with the State Fire Marshal’s Web site in the coming days and weeks for more information as well as jobs.ohio and careers.ohio.
Task Force Addresses Critical Issue with Volunteer Fire Service
Learn about the Ohio Task Force on Volunteer Fire Service from State Fire Marshal Kevin Reardon and Superintendent Jack Smith from the Ohio Fire Academy. Ohio has 1180 fire departments. Approximately 70% of the fire of those departments are staffed by volunteers.
There were changes made to NFPA 72 and UL 217 8th edition regarding the use of ionization smoke detectors in homes. Are ionization detectors permitted to be installed in any home, new or old?