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Advocate, Rob Feeney, featured in the January/ February 2021 issue of the National Fire Sprinkler Magazine.

THE VOICE OF THE FIRE SPRINKLER INDUSTRY For over a century, the National Fire Sprinkler Association has been advocating for the widespread acceptance of fire sprinkler systems throughout the United States. Our mission is simple: “To protect lives and property from fire through the wide-spread acceptance of the fire sprinkler concept.” The NFSA has accomplished this through a variety of means, including working closely with lawmakers on both state and local levels to pass legislation that will make homes [...]

February 5th, 2021|0 Comments

One Family – Two Fires

In the late evening of February 29th, my husband and I were on our way home from vacation. Tired from our three-hour drive from the airport in Baltimore, Maryland to Selbyville, Delaware, we saw flashing lights in the distance. “It must be a traffic stop,” my husband said as we rounded a far corner. I agreed, but as we neared it became apparent that it was more than that. “No, it’s my mom’s assisted living,” I whispered in fear [...]

July 30th, 2020|0 Comments

Holiday Safety

Too often, every year, the joyous Holiday Season can become a setting of nightmares and death.  In the wee hours of the morning, on January 19, 2015, the world became a much darker place when I lost my invincible brother, Don, my ingenious sister-in-law, Sandy, and their four adorable and vivacious grandchildren, Lexi, Charlotte, Katie and Wes to a Christmas tree fire that was too fast, too furious, and too toxic to escape. Although the smart home was alarmed [...]

November 21st, 2019|0 Comments

It Could Happen to You

By Sher Grogg Fire occurs in scores of homes across America, and it leaves a horrible aftermath. No one thinks it will happen to them, but approximately 358,300 fires occur in homes every year across America. On average, nine people die every day in fires, of which seven are at home.  That’s 80% of fire fatalities at home, where you feel safest. Approximately 15,775 people are injured in fires every day, of which 11,825 are at home.  That’s 75%! [...]

December 19th, 2017|0 Comments
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