Hawkeye State Fire Safety Association Conference

On October 22-25, I attended the Hawkeye State Fire Safety Association’s (HSFSA) Fire Prevention and Building Safety Education Conference in Des Moines, IA. 

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NFSA Staff Visits Des Moines Area Members

North Central Regional Manager Tim Butler and Minnesota State Coordinator Joel Hewitt visited several Des Moines area members on a 2-day trip to Iowa in mid-March. Stops included a visit with Ankeny Fire Chief Jim Clack, and Fire Marshal Craig Fraser. Chief Clack is a longtime friend and colleague, and the former Fire Chief of Minneapolis and of Baltimore. Both Chief Clack and Fire Marshal Fraser are champions of fire prevention and public education, and long-standing advocates of fire sprinkler use. Chief Clack is also the newest Iowa member of NFSA.

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