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The Need for Fire Sprinkler Legislation

February 16, 2013 – On January 26, the world watched a great tragedy unfold as 235 people were killed in a nightclub fire in Santa Maria, Brazil. The U.S. fire service extends its deepest sympathies to the victims’ families [...]

2017-05-19T16:55:42+00:00

Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act Update 2013

January 16, 2013 – Status We, along with other national fire service organizations, are presently working with previous sponsors in the House and Senate to reintroduce the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act (FSIA) in the 113th Congress. When introduced it [...]

2017-05-19T16:56:27+00:00

Common Voices Receives Fire Prevention Grant

2010 – Common Voices received notification from the 2009 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, Fire Prevention program, administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that their grant in the amount of $222,290.00 was funded. Through the AFG program, [...]

2017-05-19T17:12:19+00:00

Common Voices Releases New PSAs

November 1, 2010 – Common Voices released a series of six (6) new PSAs that tells their story and the need for residential fire sprinklers. Each PSA has a personal message from Common Voices advocates, but many with a [...]

2017-05-19T17:00:56+00:00

The Stories Behind the PSAs

December 31, 2010 – By Vickie Pritchett I will never forget Vina sharing this idea with me…the idea being to make us think about how simple it is to install fire sprinklers and the tongue in cheek reference to [...]

2017-05-19T17:13:12+00:00

America’s Fire Problem is Real

February 25, 2009 – According to the U.S. Fire Administration and the Center for Disease Control, someone dies in a fire about every two hours in America, and someone is injured every 29 minutes. Over 3,000 people die annually. [...]

2017-05-19T17:02:10+00:00