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UL Extends Date for Smoke Alarm Manufactures

News Brief: UL Extends Effective Date for Smoke Alarm and Smoke Detector Manufacturers UL announced via a customer bulletin that the effective dates for ANSI/UL 217, Smoke Alarms, 8th Ed. and ANSI/UL 268, Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems, 7th Ed. have been extended to June 30, 2021.   December 4, 2019 UL released a customer bulletin

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NFSA on Fox and Friends

We wanted to send you an update about this mornings segment on Fox and Friends. If you missed it, you can see it by clicking here! We’ve also posted on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn…please share it to your social media platforms and help us keep the momentum of the message going! A big thank you

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2019 Water Based Fire Protection Seminar Live Residential Fire Sprinkler Demonstration

On Wednesday October 9th, 2019 NEOFPA in conjunction with the Pipe Fitters Local 120, the Mechanical Contractors, and the Valley View Fire Department hosted a training seminar for fire and building officials featuring a live fire demonstration. The live fire event demonstrates the effectiveness and importance of fire sprinklers in the residential setting. Follow the

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Online Vendors Selling Unlisted Smoke and CO alarms

On September 24th, the Vision 20/20 organization announced its findings regarding the sale of smoke and CO alarms by Amazon that have not been tested and listed by recognized testing agencies. Please click on the link to view the letter from the organization along with the list of products that were found to be devoid

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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 hours of con-ed credit by the Ohio Board of Building Standards. These hours have been approved for the following certification levels: BO, BI, FPI, NRIUI, PI, FPPE, MPE, PPE. Please register

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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 survey will be open today till September 9, 2019. The Perry Joint Fire District and I would appreciate your help in completing this survey. Once completed, if you would like the

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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 battery-operated ionization smoke and fire alarms sold in the United States. The manufacturer received 134 reports of failure to properly activate The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Universal Security Instruments websites

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