The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Association did a side-by-side burn demonstration on Saturday October 12, 2019 at the Open House at Rock Community Fire Protection District House 1. A good crowd was on hand to watch the performance of the fire sprinkler in the Sprinkler Protected room and saw the flashover in the unsprinklered room. [...]
The St. Charles County Association of Code Officials (SCCACO) had Mark Esker with the Burns Recovered group speak at their meeting on October 2, 2019 at the St. Peters City Hall. Mark is a burn survivor. At the age of 18 he was burned over 70% of his body. He said the fire sprinkler system [...]
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance did a Side-By-Side Burn Demonstration for the Jefferson County Fire Engine Rally on Saturday September 28, 2019. This year's Rally was dedicated to Pvt. Kieth Parker of the Crestwood Fire Department who passed away earlier this year. The Master of Ceremonies was Retired Assistant Fire Chief Glenn Nivens. Paul [...]
On August 5, 2019 at 11:43 pm, we received a call for a fire alarm sounding at a medical office, 2194 Michigan Avenue, Arnold, MO. An update was given from dispatch stating they had fire alarms coming from Las Fuentes Mexican Restaurant at 2198 Michigan Avenue. Upon the arrival of the first arriving engine company, [...]
The Fire Marshals Association of Missouri, FMAM, conducted their 2019 annual conference at Margaritaville at Lake of the Ozarks July 24-26, 2019. The format was changed this year to one classroom with multiple classes ranging from one hour to four hours. Classes included fireworks, Plan Review, NFPA 3 & 4, and Fire Sprinkler Issues. New [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance was invited to participate in this year's Safety Fair which was held May 10, 2019 at Mercy Hospital. John LaVenture and Paul Richard manned the table from 10:00 to 2:00. Information about fire sprinklers was provided and giveaways were handed out.
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.