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News Archive 2009

Press Release: IRC Hearings--Attack on Home Fire Sprinklers
Mon, Oct 5, 2009

USA Sprinkler Fitters Association Joins forces with The Phoenix Society.  Click Here to read more.


Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) partners with FM Global on Fire Sprinkler Demonstration Project
Fri, Oct 2, 2009

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Fire Prevention Week 2009
Fri, Oct 2, 2009

President Barack Obama issues a Presidential Proclamation supporting Fire Prevention Week 2009.  Click Here to read on...


USA Sprinkler Fitters Association Participates in National Campus Fire Safety Capitol Hill Day
Sun, Sep 20, 2009

On September 17th, 2009, students from the University of North Carolina (UNC), various city fire officials from across the United States and Canada, and organization representives from the USA Sprinkler Fitters Association, NFPA, the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), Ohio Fire Safety Coalition, Common Voices, Campus Fire Watch, and the ICC converged on Capitol Hill to voice our concerns over campus fire safety.


USA Sprinkler Fitters Association Sponsors the World Burn Congress in New York City
Mon, Aug 31, 2009

The USA Sprinkler Fitters Association was one of several sponsors of the World Burn Congress held this year in New York City. The World Burn Congress held its 20th World Burn Congress August 26-30, 2009.


USA Sprinkler Fitters Association Participates with the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition in Baltimore
Sat, Aug 1, 2009

On July 31, 2009, the USA Sprinkler Fitters Association's Director of Government Relations, Randy D. Roxson participated in our first meeting on the Board of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition. 


USA Sprinkler Fitters Association on the Board of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition
Tue, Jun 30, 2009

The USA Sprinkler Fitters Association has become a Boardmember organization on the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC).  The nonprofit HFSC is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and the leading resource for independent, noncommercial information about residential fire sprinklers.


USA Sprinkler Fitters Association a Corporate Bronze Helmet Sponsor of the National Fallen Firefighters' Foundation
Mon, Jun 1, 2009

At its Annual Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C., the USA Sprinkler Fitters Association voted to become a Bronze Helmet Corporate Sponsor of the National Fallen Firefighters' Foundation.  The Foundation was created by the United States Congress to lead a nationwide effort to remember America's fallen firefighters.


Notice: Ridgid Universal Motor Recall
Tue, May 26, 2009

Read the attached important safety recall notice!  Click Here!


Alaska Anti-Sprinkler Legislation Conquered
Tue, Apr 14, 2009

HB 202 and SB 129, introduced in Alaska by the home builders to prevent the adoption of the IRC residential sprinkler requirement failed to get out of committee today.  It is doubtful that either bill will be taken-up before the Legislature adjourns.


USA Sprinkler Fitters Association is Newest Member of the Congressional Fire Services Institute's National Advisory Committee (NAC)
Tue, Apr 14, 2009

The USA Sprinkler Fitters Association were voted on as a member of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) during it's April meeting in Washington, D.C.