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Fall Inspector Con-ed at Auburn CC

Auburn Career Center Fall Fire Inspector CE Course 3 hours of CE on the subject of Historic Fires and the effects on Fire Codes November 8th @ 1800 hours in the Presentation Building Refreshments and light snack served during break. Cost is $10.00 register online at www.auburncc.org under the adult education tab.

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New Fire Code Draft

The  Draft of the Ohio Fire Code and Report on Petitions are available for review, also known as Administrative Code sections 1301:7-7-01 through 13017-7-47 is available.   To review the Report on Petitions, please click here.  To review a copy of the Draft 2017 Ohio Fire Code, or to find the Comment form (all comments

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Fire Captain Michael Palumbo Memorial Service

          Attached is the PDF with more information for the Memorial Service for Fire Captain Michael Palumbo. Visitation: Thursday June 1st  from 1-4pm and 5-8pm   Friday June 2nd from 1-4pm and 5-8pm Monreal Funeral Home 35400 Curtis Blvd. Eastlake, Ohio Mass with Christian Burial: Saturday June 3rd at 1pm Immaculate

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2017 Ohio Fire Code Update Timeline & Code Change Info

The State Fire Marshal’s Office has announced the initiation of the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal’s (SFM) administrative rule update process for the 2011 Ohio Fire Code (OFC) and associated rules (also known as Ohio Administrative Code sections 1301:7-7-01 through 1301:7-7-47).  The update process is now scheduled to be complete and will

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Massachusetts Updates Smoke Alarm Requirements

Massachusetts smoke alarm requirements have been updated! The previous requirement was both photoelectric and ionization alarms at each required location. That has been changed to require just photoelectric alarms at each required location. Another example validating the superior performance of photoelectric technology over ionization technology! The changes also require a 10 year sealed battery. This

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2016 Coloring Contest Winners

The winners have been selected for the 2016 NEOFPA coloring contest. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all students, teachers and fire departments that participated!    

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Clipsal Discontinues Sales of Ionization Smoke Alarms

Clipsal by Schneider Electric, Australia’s number one brand of electrical accessories, has announced it is discontinuing sales of ionization smoke alarms. In announcing the move, Clipsal states “photoelectric alarms are more advanced at detecting smoke from smouldering fires, which are most often associated with residential fatalities”. Read the Article HERE

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2016 NEOFPA Coloring Contest

NEOFPA announces our fourth annual fire safety coloring contest. The contest is open to third graders in schools within Northeast Ohio and will run from September 4 through October 21, 2016. The theme for the contest is “Photoelectric Smoke Alarms: Need ’em, Get ’em, Check ’em”! and features Earl Lee Warning, our photoelectric smoke alarm character. All Northeast Ohio

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Queensland, Australia Approves Mandatory Photoelectric Legislation

The state of Queensland, Australia on August 31, 2016 voted in mandatory photoelectric smoke alarm legislation which will take effect January 1, 2017. With the Northern Territory previously having legislated similar language, about one third of Australia is now photoelectric specific. Congratulations to Adrian Butler and all our friends “Downunder” who helped make this a reality and

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