News - 31 Oct 2009
FireGrantsHelp.com, the leading online grant information and assistance resource for the fire service, announced it has helped the Bristol, Oh. Fire Department secure a $2.2 million grant for the...
News - 9 Apr 2008
The Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) reports that a fire sprinkler that prevented a fire from spreading in a multi-unit building last week in Lake Zurich was the 15th...
News - 4 Apr 2008
3M announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary 3M Deutschland GmbH has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the District Court of Düsseldorf, Germany, against Sue Heung REF Co.,...
News - 5 Oct 2007
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), approximately 13,300 structural fires are caused by clothing dryers or washing machines each year. In recognition of fire prevention month...
News - 22 Jun 2007
Following the tragedy at the Sofa Super Store warehouse in Charleston, SC, that resulted in nine firefighter fatalities, the United Association (UA) Fire Sprinkler Fitters Union has pledged to work...
Article - 9 May 2003
Notes that draft revisions to BS 5839-1, the code of practice against which virtually all fire detection and alarm installations in the UK are designed and installed, were released in 2001....
News - 8 Aug 2005
The Buffalo Grove Village Board passed an ordinance requiring fire sprinkler systems in all new construction including commercial and townhomes, making it the 50th municipality in Illinois with a zero...
News - 29 Nov 2006
It's hard for people to imagine that their homes, and lives, could be destroyed by fire. Yet it happens to thousands of Americans each year. According to the National Fire Protection Association...
Article - 20 Jul 2006
Celcon Blocks do not burn and can be used to contain or prevent the spread of fire within a building. Up to a 4 hour fire resistance can be achieved with a regular 100mm thick block making them the...
Article - 20 Jan 2004
The twin imperatives in modern UK construction projects are improved safety standards and effective design which is both functional and aesthetic.