MINNESOTA CHAPTER SUPPORTS HOME FIRE SPRINKLER WEEK

The Minnesota Chapter of NFSA participated in National Home Fire Sprinkler Week (May 16-22) activities by conducting side-by-side demonstrations in Minnesota and Iowa.

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ITM REPORTING SERVICE BEST PRACTICES WORK IN MINNESOTA

Minnesota Chapter members and fire service leaders recently attended two events involving third party ITM reporting services. These events complement previous events cohosted by the State Fire Marshal's office and NFSA staff.

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Apple Valley Fire Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer

On May 11, an august group of individuals from the Minnesota Chapter met with Apple Valley (MN) Fire Marshal Brian Kilmartin to discuss renovations to the Dakota County Fire Chiefs Association Fire Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer. The trailer, originally purchased through a grant nearly 20 years ago, is still used for a number of events around the state each year.

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Above the Level of Fire Department Pumping Capabilities

We are entering a new era where the height of a building is being redefined and are moving from performance-based design into the regulated world of prescriptive codes and standards. For many decades, we have classified the height of a building based on fire department access limitations.

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