A fire sprinkler activated and prevented a catastrophic loss at the Pure Apartments in the 4100 block of Pure Street in St. Peters, Missouri, which is still under construction. A faulty heating and air conditioning unit caught fire on Saturday March 30, 2019. Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) crews arrived on the scene and [...]
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance & St. Louis Professional Chapter of ICC and AIA St. Louis Building Code Committee present the Design Advantage Class taught by Jeff Hugo from NFSA. Specifically created for code officials, architects, engineers, and contractors, this intense full day program will demonstrate how to use the current International Building Code [...]
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance is presenting two classes this week at the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 Training Center in St. Louis, Thursday will be Advanced Hydraulics and Friday will be Seismic Protection for Sprinkler Systems. Both classes are being taught by John Corso with NFSA and each class is $50.
A north St. Louis apartment's seventh floor was heavily damaged by fire overnight. St. Louis Firefighters responded to the Roosevelt Town Apartments on North Euclid just before 12:30 AM Thursday, December 2, 2018. Thanks to the fire sprinkler system, the fire was contained to one unit and was mostly extinguished when fire crews arrived. Everyone [...]
Fire Marshal Jason McIntosh provided this story: On the evening of 11/17/18, crews responded for the report of an apartment fire. Upon arrival, fire crews entered the apartment and found that the fire had been extinguished prior to arrival by one sidewall sprinkler located in the kitchen of the apartment. While overhaul and ventilation were [...]
The Jefferson County Fire Marshals meeting was held at the High Ridge Engine House on High Ridge Boulevard on December 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM. A Holiday luncheon was provided. State Fire Marshal, Tim Bean, was the guest speaker for the meeting.
The Metropolitan Fire Marshals held their monthly meeting at Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 in St. Louis at 10:00 AM on December 12, 2018. The Sprinkler Fitters provided a one-hour training class, Fire Sprinkler Inspections: A Look Behind the Scenes. CEU's for the Missouri State Fire Inspectors were available for this class. The annual Election [...]
The sprinkler save was at a Warehouse on North Broadway that is occupied by a CSI, a Concrete Contractor. Approximately 5:30 Am on Monday morning. October 29, 2018, a fire broke out in a storage area, specifically a rack, and the employees spotted it right away. It may have been some combustible or flammable liquids [...]
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance did a Side-By-Side Burn Demonstration at the Safety Day for the O'Fallon, MO Fire Protection District Sunday October 7, 2018.
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance did a Side-By-Side Burn Demonstration at the Jefferson County Fire Engine Rally in Herculaneum, MO on Saturday September 29, 2018.