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October Water Based Fire Protection Seminar Awarded 5.5 BBS Hours

Our upcoming water based fire protection seminar scheduled for Wednesday October 9th at the Pipefitters Local 120 hall has been awarded a total of 5.5 … [Read More...]

Deadline for Scholarship Applications is Approaching

Just a reminder that the deadline to submit applications for our annual scholarship awards is November 1st.  Please log on, access the members … [Read More...]

Fire Prevention Survey

If you are involved with your Fire Departments fire safety inspections, could you please take a moment and complete the survey linked below. The … [Read More...]

Smoke Alarm Recall

Smoke alarms recalled due to risk of failure to alert Last week, Universal Security Instruments announced a recall of about 180,000 10-year … [Read More...]

Madison Fire District Seeking Part-Time Fire Inspector

Madison Fire District is seeking to fill the position of Part-time Fire Safety Inspector.  Please click on the link below to read the public … [Read More...]

City of Beachwood Hiring Full-Time Fire Inspector

The City of Beachwood is Seeking a Full-Time Fire Inspector.  Please see the attached PDF for further details. Full Time Fire Inspector Ad … [Read More...]

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Emergency Reporting Occupancy Module Users Sharing Forms

Anyone interested in forming a collaboration of users of the Emergency Reporting Occupancy module and possibly sharing inspection forms and checklists please contact Robert Crowe at Rocky River Fire Department: fpo@rrcity.com

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

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…]

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