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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The last few months have been extremely busy for the AFSA Engineering & Technical Services Department. We are attending or presenting at AFSA chapter meetings or events; teaching Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School; teaching the ITM Inspector Development Program; preparing, teaching, and administrating the ASSE 15010 certification program; preparing, …

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Who’S WHO in Apprenticeship

Meet the Seven Apprentices Competing at AFSA40 The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to host the 28th Annual National Apprentice Competition (NAC) this year at AFSA40: Convention, Exhibition and Apprentice Competition in San Antonio, Texas. This competition allows apprentices representing member companies from across the country to compete …

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