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LFSA Educates Public About Fire Sprinklers One of the hottest days of the year turned even hotter for spectators in a matter of seconds as the Louisiana Fire Sprinkler Association; Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office; the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA); Louisiana State Firemen’s Association; and the Shreveport, Louisiana, Fire …

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CLSE Establishes Endowed Scholarship

AFSA Educational Affiliate Institutes Philip L. De Camara, Jr. Scholarship The Center for Life Safety Education (CLSE), the 501(c)(3) educational affiliate of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), has joined with the University of Maryland in College Park to establish an endowed scholarship. The Philip L. De Camara, Jr. Scholarship …

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NextGen Initiative Announces December 6 Webinar

Developing a Practical Plan to Work with Schools The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) NextGen Initiative (NGI) is pleased to announce its upcoming December 6 webinar: “Developing a Practical Plan to Work with Schools” presented by Christina Catron of NCCER, The National Center for Construction Education and Research. Webinar Details …

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Who’s Who in Apprenticeship?

Meet the Seven Apprentice Competition Finalists for AFSA37! The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to host its Silver Anniversary National Apprentice Competition (NAC) this year at AFSA37: Convention, Exhibition and Apprentice Competition to be held in Washington, DC. This competition allows apprentices representing member companies from across the …

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We Can Work It Out

Home Fire Sprinkler Advocates and Homebuilders Team Up to Secure Landmark Sprinkler Ordinance How did they do it? That was my burning question when news broke in February that the Las Vegas City Council had unanimously approved a requirement to include fire sprinklers in all new homes under 5,000 ft2 …

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Coffey Takes Home Gold at ABC

AFSA Contractor Member Apprentices Sweep Competition The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) was well represented and swept the competition at the 31st Annual Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) National Craft Championship (NCC) held in Long Beach, California, March 18-22. Bryant Hamilton Coffey won first place and a gold medal in …

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Scholarships Help Students

AFSA Presents Scholarships to Ten Teens The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to offer assistance, through its online scholarship program, AFSAScholarship.org, to 10 lucky graduating high school seniors as they pursue their higher education goals. These national winners were randomly selected from 65,682 students who entered to receive …

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