U.S. Fire Administration: USFA
An entity of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, the mission of the U.S. Fire Administration is to provide national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness and response.
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Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition
A resource for accurate non-commercial information and materials for consumers and professionals.
International Residental Code – Fire Protection Coalition
The IRC Fire Sprinkler Coalition advocates fire sprinkler protection for all new homes. The Coalition coordinated the efforts of more than 100 public safety organizations to win approval of a home fire sprinkler requirement in the International Residential Code, and the Coalition has an ongoing mission to promote adoption of this requirement by state and local jurisdictions.
The fire sprinkler riser is where the water comes into the building. All sprinkler systems have a check valve that keeps the sprinkler water from getting into the domestic water. The riser is also where the gauges, valves, and alarm devices are...read more
How much will it cost to install a fire sprinkler system? The costs vary from community to community, and contractor to contractor. Some of the factors that affect the costs differences are the type of pipe used, the sprinkler heads to be installed, the location and...read more
Backflow FAQ’s Once an approved backflow preventer has been properly installed by a licensed company, it must have an initial test performed by a licensed Backflow Tester (an individual who has completed the required course for backflow testing and has successfully...read more
Great Article A fire that started Friday on a 500-block Lakeshore Boulevard home was contained quickly by an in-home sprinkler system that North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District officials say saved the home. The fire started in a walk-in closet in the master...read more