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Fire Prevention – Jack of Many Trades

By Martin M. King, State Coordinator, National Fire Sprinkler Association – Wisconsin Chapter (Appeared in the June 2018 issue of The Dispatcher) As I look at my personal fire service library of about 50 manuals and standards, I ask myself, "how can one person master all these diverse topics on fire prevention?" The fire prevention code alone is a lot to review and remember, and it covers topics from combustible [...]

2018-08-20T16:34:09+00:00

Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

By Martin M. King, State Coordinator, National Fire Sprinkler Association – Wisconsin Chapter (Appeared in the July 2018 issue of The Dispatcher) The recent National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) training on Understanding, Applying and Enforcing NFPA 25 examines the relationships and responsibilities of the parties that utilize this standard. The scope of the standard establishes the minimum requirements for periodic inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) for water-based fire protection systems. [...]

2018-08-20T16:35:45+00:00

Time is Valuable

By Martin M. King, State Coordinator, National Fire Sprinkler Association – Wisconsin Chapter (Appeared in the August 2018 issue of The Dispatcher) We all wish we had more time. Time to fit all things into our busy schedules. Work, family, religion, leisure and hobbies are examples of all the things we must budget our time for, and we hope that something does not arise to affect our plans. Of course, [...]

2018-08-20T16:32:17+00:00