Donna Henson, who lost her son Dominic Passantino in a residential house fire, educated Jefferson City (Missouri) elected officials about residential fire sprinklers at a recent city council meeting where new fire code changes were discussed. "We protect our businesses from fire, but what about our homes? Unfortunately it takes a tragedy to [...]
The UNCCH students with Bonnie and Leon Woodruff on the Capitol steps before heading to the Hill to advocate for Campus Fire Safety issues. Sponsors were: Campus Firewatch, Ohio Fire Safety Coalition, and The Minger Foundation.
NFSA Vice President of Operations Buddy Dewar, Common Voices Advocate Donna Henson, NFSA NW Regional Manager Suzanne Mary, and Corvallis Fire Prevention Officer Jim Patton at Oregon State University on June 11. NFSA helped Corvallis Fire Department sponsor an event to help prompt Greek housing managers of unsprinklered properties take the next step toward retrofitting [...]
Special thanks to Rob Feeney and Peter Ginaitt for their compelling interviews today at the National Press Club to media outlets across the nation. It's hard to believe its been 10 years since the Station nightclub tragic fire. Your stories highlighted the important role that fire sprinklers play in community fire protection. You make a [...]
Pictured above are Jim Dalton, Vickie Pritchett, and Shane Ray, who were on hand to participate in the NFSA Annual Seminar held in Orlando, Florida this past week. Common Voices was recognized during the General Session on May 2, 2009 for being the recipient of the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Safety Leadership Award. Acceptance [...]