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.
Residential fire sprinkler system installations are increasing every day thanks to growing buyer demand, lower costs, and simpler installation. Offering sprinkler systems in the homes you build puts your company on the cutting edge and gives your homes a distinct...read more
Smoke has been filling the basin for the past 2 days from the Mariposa fire. Air quality in the region ranged from hazardous to unhealthy to very unhealthy. Smoke from a 15,500-acre fire in Mariposa County, California is blowing smoking into the Tahoe Basin,...read more
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has recently released an updated safety alert and an additional news release that discusses the use of antifreeze within residential fire sprinkler systems. This type of system accounts for less than five percent (5%) of...read more
The Fire Protection Research Foundation When mandates for sprinkler requirements in one and two family dwellings are discussed at a local or state level, a number of issues come up with respect to water supply requirements. Often, these issues are true barriers to...read more