The Jefferson County Fire Marshals meeting was held at the High Ridge Engine House on High Ridge Boulevard on December 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM. A Holiday luncheon was provided. Glenn Nivens was honored for his years of service. He is retiring as of Friday December 13, 2019 form the Antonia FPD. An election was [...]
The Metropolitan Fire Marshals held their monthly meeting at Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 in St. Louis at 10:00 AM on December 11, 2019. The Sprinkler Fitters provided tour of their facility. The annual Election of Officers was held at this meeting. The officers are Roger Herin as President, John LaVenture as Vice-President, Dave Phipps [...]
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. [...]
41 Years of Service Mike Mahler, the Business Agent for Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 retired on August 30, 2019. He will be replaced by Bob Stuart. Mike was initiated into Local 268 on June 6, 1978. He became Business Manager in June of 1997. He received plaques from the Fire Sprinkler Alliance and from [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Members from Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268, the St. Louis Metro Area Chapter of NFSA and the St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance sponsored the Burn Aid Golf Tournament on Thursday June 13, 2019. The Burn Aid Golf Tournament was held at Emerald Greens Golf Course years ago. This year's tournament was held at the Landings [...]
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 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.