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 [...]
The Platinum Sprinkler Service Award was presented to Creve Coeur Fire Marshal Art Oestereich for his efforts in support of fire sprinklers. The award was given to Art at the December Meeting of the Metropolitan Fire Marshals Association.
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance sponsored a NFPA 13, 13-R, 13-D, 14 Updates class at the Shrewsbury City Center on Wednesday November 5, 2014. John Corso, National Training Manager for the National Fire Sprinkler Association, presented the updates to the NFPA Sprinkler and Standpipe standards to Fire and Building Code officials, Designers and Contractors.
The St. Louis Fire Sprinkler Alliance sponsored the National Fire Sprinkler Association Rough & Final Inspections of Fire Sprinkler Systems class held November 4, 2014 at the Shrewsbury City Center. NFSA Regional Manager Chris Gaut was on hand to introduce NFSA Instructor John Corso who presented the class. Approximately forty Fire and Building Officials, Contractors [...]
The Missouri Mules, an organization of St. Louis area firefighters, hosted their Second Annual Golf Tournament to raise money for charities. A check for $1000 was presented to the Backstoppers, a local organization that provides assistance to the families of police, fire and EMS officers who die in the line of duty. The Burns Recovered [...]
The Fire Marshals Association of Missouri held it's Annual Conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort & Conference Center at the Lake of the Ozarks July 28 - 30, 2014. Classes offered included Inspection, Testing & Maintenance of Fire Sprinkler Systems, Fire Alarm Communications, 2012 IFC & IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions, Mechanical Code Requirements for Commercial Ventilation Systems, [...]
Art Black, Carmel Fire Protection Associates, and Tom Presnak with UL provided information on updates to NFPA 72. The seminar was given at the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 Training Center March 21, 2014.
Election of officers for the Metropolitan Fire Marshals Association was held at the December meeting held at the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 Training Center. President - Roger Herin Vice-President - John LaVenture Secretary - Paul Richard Treasurer - Marc Ulses Thank you to Paul Mercurio for his years of service as President of this [...]
This year there were two recipients for the Platinum Sprinkler Award. Shrewsbury Fire Chief Bill Fox and Rock Community FPD Fire Marshal Jeff DeLapp received the Platinum Sprinkler Award for their efforts in promoting fire sprinklers in their communities. Thank you for all you do !
Paul Mercurio, President of the Metropolitan Fire Marshals Association, presented Mike Mahler and Ken Schneider with Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 268 with a certificate thanking them for everything they've done for the Fire Marshals Association.