Order Your Free HFSC Resources for Fire Prevention Week Here’s How New Brunswick’s Miramichi Fire Department Demonstrated the Benefits of Home Fire Sprinklers Last Year

Miramichi Fire Department representatives visited schools during Fire Prevention Week. The Miramichi Fire Department in New Brunswick held a side-by-side fire demonstration to show what happens when a fire breaks out in a home. The fire was lit in two rooms; one with sprinklers and one without. There is no better way for the public to see and understand how ...

Chilliwack Fire Department Provides Fire Sprinkler Education at Home Expo

Lieutenant Lisa Alexson, Fire Prevention Officer, and volunteer firefighters with the City of Chilliwack Fire Department in Chilliwack, BC, provided home fire sprinkler educational materials at the Home Expo held at Chilliwack Heritage Park earlier this year. During this three-day event the Chilliwack Fire Department reached out to more than 200 people providing free Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) materials …

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Still making inroads . . . patches of success through different approaches

By: Shayne Mintz, Canadian Regional Director, National Fire Protection Association I had a wonderful opportunity to speak with some very enthusiastic and supportive fire-prevention officers at a recent awards dinner. We had a great conversation about how rare it is we take the chance to recognize and celebrate successes being achieved in the pursuit of residential sprinklers being included in …

New Resources to Make Your Home Fire Sprinkler Week Shine

May 19-25 is Home Fire Sprinkler Week, uniting safety advocates nationwide around the extreme risks of home fires and the need for more home fire sprinkler protection. HFSC offers the following media resources. Please list HFSC as the source. For more information contact Peg Paul (815) 592-9278. Short Easy-to-Understand Consumer Videos In this digital age, attention spans are short. These ...

Twenty $500 Stipends Available for Fire and Sprinkler Burn Demonstrations

The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Canada will award stipends to 20 qualifying fire departments that demonstrate a plan to conduct a community event featuring a side-by-side fire and sprinkler burn demonstration. The stipend can be used to purchase materials to build a new display, rehab an existing display, produce educational materials distributed at the demonstration or to build an NFPA …

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Awards More than $10,000 in Stipends to Canadian Fire Departments

With support from The Co-operators and the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA), the nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) awarded stipends of up to C$1,000 each to 12 Canadian fire departments in 2018 to help them build and host side-by-side fire and sprinkler demonstrations. The stipends were offered to fire departments that participate in HFSC’s Built for Life® fire department program. The …

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Home Fire Sprinkler Summit Held in Langely, B.C.

The summit drew 150 attendees. An audience of more than 150 was in attendance at the Home and Family Sprinkler Summit in Langely, B.C. on February 22nd. Sponsored by the Fire Chiefs’ Association of British Columbia in conjunction with the B.C. Fire Sprinkler Initiative, the Summit was held to educate about the life safety benefits of installing home fire sprinklers. ...