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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Chapter Meetings in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Both the Minnesota and Wisconsin Chapters of NFSA met in November; Minnesota on November 6 and Wisconsin on November 19.

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Wisconsin Chapter Antifreeze Panel

On November 18, the Wisconsin Chapter of NFSA organized and hosted a presentation and panel discussion on NFPA requirements for antifreeze solutions for use in cold weather sprinkler systems applications.

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Burn Aid Check Presentation

On November 1, Burn Aid Foundation President Sean Flaherty and Vice President Matt Gallagher presented a donation of $42,500 to the staff of the Regions Hospital Burn Center.

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