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Fire Sprinkler Save in St. Louis Plastics Warehouse

With multiple fires in the building early Saturday morning June 15, 2019, St. Louis firefighters arrived at a plastics warehouse to discover that the fire sprinkler system was already helping them fight the fire. A total of five sprinklers discharged water onto the intentionally-set fires, located in several different areas of the 130,000 square foot [...]

By | June 20th, 2019|Code Issues, Code Officials, Education, Public Interest, Sprinkler Saves|Comments Off on Fire Sprinkler Save in St. Louis Plastics Warehouse

Fire Sprinkler Save at Friendship Village

Monarch Fire District was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm call at Friendship Village Chesterfield at approximately  12:01 PM Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Upon arrival, crews were informed  buy maintenance personnel that there was a fire in a mechanical room involving tankless water heaters mounted on a wall. Approximately  100 residents were evacuated as fire [...]

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Fire Sprinkler Save in St. Peters, MO

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 [...]

By | April 3rd, 2019|Code Issues, Code Officials, Contractors, Public Interest, Sprinkler Saves|Comments Off on Fire Sprinkler Save in St. Peters, MO

Design Advantage Class April 5, 2019

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 [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Code Issues, Code Officials, Contractors, Education|Comments Off on Design Advantage Class April 5, 2019

Two Classes This Week in March

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.

By | March 12th, 2019|Code Issues, Code Officials, Contractors, Education|Comments Off on Two Classes This Week in March

Fire Sprinkler Save in St. Louis, MO

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 [...]

By | December 8th, 2018|Code Issues, Code Officials, Contractors, Education, Public Interest, Sprinkler Saves|Comments Off on Fire Sprinkler Save in St. Louis, MO

Fire Sprinkler Save in Creve Coeur, Missouri

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 [...]

By | December 8th, 2018|Code Issues, Code Officials, Contractors, Public Interest, Sprinkler Saves|Comments Off on Fire Sprinkler Save in Creve Coeur, Missouri

Missouri Association of Building and Fire Officials Mega Conference 2018

The Missouri Association of Building and Fire Officials held their Mega Conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort at Lake of the Ozarks September 12-14, 2018.  The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance was proud to be a Bronze Sponsor and to be the Bag Sponsor at this event.  Approximately 250 people attended the conference and there were 26 vendors.  [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Code Issues, Code Officials, Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Missouri Association of Building and Fire Officials Mega Conference 2018

Fire Sprinkler Save at Kirkwood Apartment

Kirkwood Fire Department responded to a report of a kitchen fire at 225 Pullman Place Apt. #200.  The call came in at 13:23:16.  The resident was home at the time.  Kirkwood Assistant Fire Chief Leo Meyer said, "There was a fire on a stove that was extending to the cabinets when the side wall sprinkler was [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|Code Issues, Code Officials, Contractors, Public Interest, Sprinkler Saves|Comments Off on Fire Sprinkler Save at Kirkwood Apartment

Fire Sprinkler Plan Review Class

An NFSA Fire Sprinkler Plan Review Class was held at the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 Training Center in St. Louis, Missouri.  The class was held on Wednesday and Thursday January 17 & 18, 2018.  The Metropolitan Fire Marshals Association received a grant for this class from the State of Missouri Division of Fire Safety [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Code Issues, Code Officials, Education, Events, Public Interest|Comments Off on Fire Sprinkler Plan Review Class