Empire Chapter

The Empire Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association is made up of individuals and organizations that are dedicated to promoting the widespread acceptance of fire sprinklers in New York and the rest of the country. NFSA works closely with firefighters, elected officials, and other community leaders to promote fire safety.

For more information on training, events, and membership, contact memberservices@nfsa.org.





Empire Chapter Officials

Chairman – David Vandeyar
Treasurer – Scott Enides
Secretary – Joanne Genadio

Governor Cuomo Announces New York Reopening Guidelines

On May 5, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced guidelines to be followed for businesses and regions of the State to reopen following the expected termination of the State’s PAUSE Order on May 15, 2020. Regional reopening will be based on the four following metrics: (1) 14 days of decline in net hospitalizations and deaths; (2) 30% hospital and ICU beds available; (3) ability to conduct 30 virus tests per month for every 100,000 residents; and (4) 30 contact tracers for every 100,000 residents.

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The SRI Fire Sprinkler Summer Lunch Cruise

The annual SRI Fire Sprinkler summer event, a Hudson River lunch cruise in the Albany, NY area, was well attended by SRI employees and vendors.

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Sprinklering Lady Liberty

As a result of last week's Spotlight feature , we've learned that many of our members have protected a lot of these national treasures, like Lady Liberty.

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