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Tragic Apartment Fire in the Bronx Underscores Need for Fire Safety in All Residential Occupancies

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) and our members are devastated to learn of the Bronx apartment fire on January 8, 2022, that killed 19 people including nine children. This tragedy comes on the heels of last week’s row house fire in Philadelphia’s Fairmount section, in which twelve people died, including eight …

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A Second Chance to Learn About Sprinklers

Online Contest Educates College Students The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to announce the five college students nationwide who have won a second chance scholarship through the association’s online scholarship program, afsascholarship.org/secondchance. These national winners were randomly selected to receive a one-time $1,000 AFSA scholarship payable to their …

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November/December 2021 Technical Challenge Answers

How Did You Do? For each issue, AFSA’s Engineering & Technical Services Department presents technical challenges. Besides testing yourself and your co-workers, these exercises are excellent preparation for professional certification tests and also may count as continuing education hours. Check with your certification organization.  Here are the answers for the …

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Chair’s Message

This is my first article since becoming Chair of this tremendous American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA). I am truly humbled to serve all of you in this capacity and will do my best to listen to and meet your needs. As members, you are the most important asset of this …

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Technical Challenges Nov/Dec 2021

Can You Meet the Challenge? Each issue, AFSA’s Engineering & Technical Services Department presents technical challenges. Besides testing yourself and your co-workers, these exercises are excellent preparation for professional certification tests and also may count as continuing education hours. Check with your certification organization. To participate, carefully read through and …

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