NFSA President Shane Ray Presents at 2021 International Builders Show

From President Ray: "It was an honor yesterday to present at the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) International Builders Show (IBSx). The conference was held virtually this year, and NFSA was proud to be a Gold Level Exhibitor.

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Chapter 6 Standpipe and Hose Systems. NFPA 25 ITM series

Standpipe systems are just as important as any other fire protection systems in a building. They are not only important for firefighters, but they are also imperative for firefighters to be able to safely ensure occupants are out of the building, and for extinguishing a fire. In many cases the standpipe systems are overlooked as an integral part of fire protection. For them to be fully operational, they must be properly maintained in accordance with Chapter 6 of NFPA 25, The Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems.

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Member Spotlight: President Bill Jacques, Absolute Fire Protection

Bill Jacques, Owner and President of Absolute Fire Protection in Mount Clemens, Michigan, has been very involved with NFSA Michigan Chapter dating all the way back to 2008, when he served as secretary.

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Promoting Diversity with a Hands-On Approach

After more than 20 years in the fire service, Lani Hill has seen a lot of job candidates come through the door. Like other organizations, the fire service wants to attract a workforce that reflects the communities they serve. Obstacles such as lack of outreach and training opportunities can hinder those efforts.

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