From The Archives: St. Sprinkler Save!

Here is my favorite sprinkler “save story.” The event happened at 280 Ravoux Street in Saint Paul. The building is a PHA high-rise, and was the last of the 16 PHA high-rise buildings in the city to be retrofitted with fire sprinklers. The final sprinkler inspection was completed, and the system was “signed off” on Friday, July 13, 2012.

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Combination Systems: You Might be Surprised

The local officials, both fire service and building officials, must understand local capabilities and have an in-depth understanding of the design differences and implications, to be able to adequately provide the best level of fire protection for their communities.

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Happy New Year SAM Members!

SAM Council Chair, Bob Bussiere reviews some of the 2019 highlights and looks to 2020 with some updates from the SAM Council.

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Deadly Las Vegas Fire Underscores the Importance of Fire Sprinklers

On December 21st, an early morning fire in a Las Vegas apartment building claimed the lives of six people, with reports of more injured, several of those in critical condition...

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