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Our mission is to reduce the burden of fire and other hazards on quality of life by providing training and education for fire officials and advocating and supporting scientifically-based consensus codes and standards. NEOFPA is not only a local non-profit organization but, more importantly, it is an organization advocating fire prevention throughout Northeast Ohio and is an authoritative source on public safety. The NEOFPA participates in the process of codes and standards development and have helped to protect both people and property throughout Northeast Ohio.

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Annual Conference – Cherry Valley

Safety Forces Personnel – This is for You!Get ready to learn from amazing speakers during the day and enjoy awesome networking in the evening! Join us this fall for a three day conference – to provide Inspectors, Fire Investigators and Public Educators with tools and resources to build successful programs in their communities! Click on…

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Fireworks Classes OSFM 2024

A Free 6 hour class offered by the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office FireworksCourseSchedule2024

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OFC Section 5627 – Fountain Device Retailers Bulletin

This bulletin is an overview and does not include all laws and rules applicable to fountain device retailers (FDR)

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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