There was a successful fire sprinkler save at 1:15 pm today, April 3, 2016, at Peel Pizza in O'Fallon, IL. Someone started a fire in the dumpster outside the building. The fire went up the side of the building and entered the second floor. Fire sprinklers controlled the fire until the fire department arrived on [...]
The Boles Fire Protection District held their annual Safety Day at Station 3 on Highway M in Villa Ridge, Mo. April 2, 2016. Demonstrations were conducted with Search & Rescue dogs and Auto Extrication. Informational booths included St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance, MoDOT, Meramec EMS, Franklin County Health Department, DARE and CERT. Resuscitation devices for [...]
The Second Annual Home Fire Sprinkler Summit was held March 23, 2016 at the Springfield, MO Police & Fire Training Center. Springfield Fire Chief David Hall and Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition Chairman, Cape Girardeau Fire Chief, Rick Ennis welcomed the crowd of 70 people to the Summit. Jessica Sexton, Missouri Sprinkler Coalition PIO, gave an [...]
117 people attended the NFSA Coordinating NFPA 25 & 72 Seminar hosted by the Metropolitan Fire Marshals Association April 29, 2016 at Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 Training Center. Jason Webb and Art Black presented the class which was funded by a grant from the State of Missouri. Vendor sponsors also helped support the class.
Creve Coeur Fire Marshal Art Oestereich Retired April 1, 2016. Jason McIntosh will be assuming the duties as Fire Marshal. Enjoy your retirement !
An antique Hose Wagon that was refurbished by members of the Shrewsbury Fire Department was dedicated Sunday December 13, 2015. Acting Fire Chief Ken Buss dedicated the memorial to the late Chief Fox and described the efforts to make this memorial possible. Mayor Felicity Buckley thanked all those involved in the project and welcomed everyone [...]
The St. Louis Metropolitan Fire Marshals Association presented it's first annual Bill Fox Award to Creve Coeur Fire Marshal Art Oestereich at the MFMA Meeting at the Sprinkler Fitter's Union Local 268 Training Center on December 9, 2015. The Bill Fox Award is presented to an individual who exemplifies the dedication and efforts to further Fire Prevention [...]
The 2015 Platinum Fire Sprinkler Service Award was presented to Cape Girardeau Fire Chief Rick Ennis for his efforts in support of fire sprinklers. Chief Ennis is currently the Chairman of the Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition and has long been an advocate for fire sprinklers. The award was presented at the Metropolitan Fire Marshals Meeting [...]
Rock Community Fire Marshal Jeff DeLapp was elected as the President of the Jefferson County Fire Marshals Association replacing former High Ridge Fire Marshal Gene Robertson who moved to Garden City, Kansas to take the Fire Marshal position there. Antonia Fire Marshal Glen Nivens is Vice-President. Herculaneum Fire Official Dodie Graves is Secretary and Festus [...]
There was a sprinkler save June 25, 2015 at a Smoothie King in a strip shopping center located at 12599 Olive St. Rd. in Creve Coeur, MO. An electrical fixture in the bathroom ceiling caught fire and caught combustibles in the bathroom on fire. A 165 deg. fire sprinkler head fused and put the [...]