Shane Ray, President of the National Fire Sprinkler Association, was in St. Louis on May 23, 2017 for the Common Voices meeting. While he was here, he had the Fire Team USA bring in their burn trailer for a Side-By-Side Burn Demonstration. Robertson Fire Protection District was on hand to put out the unsprinklered fire.
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance presented two classes at Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 on February 21 and 22, 2017. National Fire Sprinkler Association's John Corso was in town to teach a class on Underground Piping and a class on Inspection, Testing and Maintenance. Both classes were well attended by Fire Officials, sprinkler fitters, [...]
The Metropolitan Fire Marshals Association held their monthly meeting at the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 training Center in St. Louis December 14, 2016. During the meeting elections were held for officers of the association. Roger Herin was re-elected as President. John LaVenture was re-elected as Vice-President, Marc Ulses was re-elected as Treasurer and Denis [...]
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance received the Presidents Award from the Jefferson County Fire Marshals Association at their December 8, 2016 Meeting. Association President, Jeff DeLapp presented the award to John LaVenture at the meeting and thanked the Fire Sprinkler Alliance for all their work in providing training for their organization.
The Antonia Fire Protection District held their annual Open House October 8, 2016 at Station #2 at 6633 Moss Hollow Road. Activities included Antonia's Safe House, an Auto Extrication Demonstration, and informational booths including the St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance booth.
There were over 80 attendees at the Fire Marshals Association of Missouri Annual Conference held at Tan-Tar-A Resort & Conference Center at the Lake of the Ozarks July 25 - 27, 2016. Classes included the International Existing Building Code and Fire Code presented by Jeff Hugo from NFSA, NFPA's Remembering When Fire and Fall Prevention [...]
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.
St. Louis Firefighters responded for an apartment fire on March 30, 2016. Arriving firefighters found a fire in a second floor apartment which had been extinguished by the automatic sprinkler system. The occupants had been burning candles on the bed in the master bedroom.