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Two Classes Taught at 268

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, [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Code Issues, Code Officials, Contractors, Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Two Classes Taught at 268

2016 Metro Fire Marshals Meeting

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 [...]

2015 IBC Means of Egress Class at Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 Training Center

The AIA St. Louis Building Code Committee and the St. Louis Professional Chapter of ICC presented the 2015 IBC Means of Egress Class November 15, 2016 at the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 Training Center. Doug Thornburg, Vice-President of Education and Certification for the ICC was the presenter. Approximately 70 architects, building and fire officials [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Antonia Fire Protection District 2016 Annual Open House

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. 

NFSA Area Interest Meeting Held in St. Louis

Shane Ray, President of NFSA, was in town Tuesday August 23, 2016 for a meeting with St. Louis area sprinkler contractors.  Missouri's new NFSA State Coordinator, Randy Cole, called the meeting to get the contractors and suppliers together to discuss forming a local NFSA Chapter.  The chapter would include contractors, suppliers & manufacturers and AHJ's. [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Code Officials, Contractors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Fire Marshals Association of Missouri Conference

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 [...]

Fire Sprinkler Save at Peel Pizza

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 [...]

By | April 3rd, 2016|Code Officials, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boles Fire Protection District Safety Day

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 [...]

Second Annual Home Fire Sprinkler Summit Held in Springfield, MO

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 [...]

Large Crowd at Metro Fire Marshals Training

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.