NFSA Reacts to Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act in 115th Congress

On March 9th, Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) filed the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act (FSIA), while Representatives Tom Reed (R- New York) and Jim Langevin (D-Rhode Island) introduced the companion House legislation, to encourage building owners to invest in life-saving fire safety upgrades. The FSIA strengthens tax incentives for building owners to retrofit their properties with fire sprinkler systems. This action will protect their occupants and property [...]

2018-01-25T22:09:01+00:00

Burn Center Golf Invitational Celebrates 27 Years of Giving

On August 31, the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA-WI) hosted 148 golfers and an additional 20 dinner guests at the 27th Annual Burn Center Golf Invitational (BCGI) at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva. This year, the BCGI raised approximately $87,000 to benefit the following programs and charities: $5,000 for the Newspapers in Education Fire Safety Program, an interactive state-certified educational linkage program [...]

2015-11-11T12:46:09+00:00

Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act of 2015 is Filed in Congress

On September 22nd, Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) filed S. 2068 and Representatives Tom Reed (R- New York) and Jim Langevin (D-Rhode Island) introduced H.R. 3591, the companion house legislation, to encourage building owners to invest in life-saving fire safety upgrades. The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act (FSIA) strengthens tax incentives for building owners to install fire sprinkler retrofits that can save many lives and countless dollars in [...]

2015-10-14T12:05:13+00:00

HFSC Board Welcomes National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and National Volunteer Fire Council

The nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) announced that the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have joined its all-volunteer Board of Directors. Chief Ron Siarnicki, executive director of NFFF, and Chief Kevin Quinn, chairman of NVFC, will represent the groups on the Board. “Our Board of Directors is pleased to welcome the NFFF and NVFC to the table,” says HFSC Board President Lorraine [...]

2018-01-28T16:43:34+00:00

Wisconsin Burn Survivor’s Story and Fire Sprinkler Advocacy Earn Award from Wisconsin Broadcasting Association

Click on the image to see the full-size print version of the PSA. On May 2, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association announced that a public service announcement featuring burn survivor Jeff Jordan won the organization’s “Best PSA for Large Market Radio” as part of its 2014 Awards for Excellence. The PSA, which was created by the nonprofit Wisconsin Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA-WI) and produced by [...]

2015-05-08T16:36:20+00:00

Help Burn Survivor Programs Flourish in 2011

For people who experience the horrific trauma of being badly burned, moving forward emotionally, psychologically and socially is a daunting scenario. Fortunately there are wonderful resources available to help burn survivors of all ages, but they need your help. Below are two fun and easy ways you can support burn survivors here in Wisconsin and throughout the country. On August 29, 2011, the 23rd Annual Burn Center Golf Invitational presented [...]

2018-01-26T16:45:03+00:00