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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS 
TO NFSA SOUTH CENTRAL REGION!

Please welcome the following new members:

NEW MEMBERS
FPE, Cromwell AE, Brian Gerdwagen
Loss Prevention, XCatlin, Brett Goodman
Deputy Fire Marshal, Harris County, Yvonne Clark
Fire Marshal, City of Prospect, David Rhode
Fire Marshal, City of Clute - Michael Waguespack
Inspector, Texas State Fire Marshal - Marcus Rogers
Fire Inspector, Arlington Fire Dept. - Jacob Peters
Technician, TFMC - Roger Ladwig
Inspector, Buda Fire Department - Rodney Solis
Specialist, Texas Dept. of Licensing & Reg. - Kelly Kelly
Engineer, City of Dallas - Nicholas Pippin
Inspector, Harris County Fire Marshal - Yvonne Clark
Code Enforcer, Hardin County ESD #2 - Kenneth Hunt
EMC, City of Nacogdoches - Robert Ford
 

If you know of an associate that has an interest in the NFSA, please direct them to cindyg@nfsa.org

The South Central Region of NFSA includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. According to Forbes Magazine; four of the “Twenty Fastest Growing Cities in America” (in 2014) are located in the South Central Region. These cities are:

Austin (Number 1)
Dallas (Number 4)
Houston (Number 10)
San Antonio (Number 20)


ARE YOU "IN" WITH NFSA?

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS

Open Shop Contractors (Install, Service Inspect)
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Union Contractors (Install, Service, Inspect)
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Suppliers (Sell Fire Sprinkler Equipment)
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Manufacturers (Make Fire Sprinkler Equipment)
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Professionals (Design Buildings & Fire Systems)
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Subscribers (Enforce Fire Protection)
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ALL NFSA MEMBERS RECEIVE MONTHLY TECH BULLETINS!
Click here for a a free Tech Bulletin featuring "What is a Listed Antifreeze?"

 

           
           
         

 
 

News   

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NFSA NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER BOARD

The NFSA North Texas Chapter has completed its biennial election of board officers. 

2018-2019 New Board
Chair John Pecot, Simplex Grinnell Design Manager, 39 Years
Vice Chair Tate Hitzeman, Globe Fire Sprinkler Regional Manager, 4 Years
Treasurer Daniel Merritt, Reliable Automatic Regional Manager, 16 Years
Secretary David Welcher Automatic Sprinkler of Texas Project Mgr. 31 Years
Officer Dale Payne, Northstar Fire Protection Branch Manager, 15.5 Years.
Officer Aaron Wilson, Ferguson Fire Protection, 2 Years

 

SAVE THE DATE - CHAPTER MEETING

IRVING, TX
NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER MEETING
WHAT: FIRE PUMPS NEED TO KNOW
WHERE: CEF, 1401-A Royal Lane, Irving, Tx 75261
WHEN: November 12, 2018
HOW: RSVP Here

 

Upcoming Events

 

REGIONAL EVENTS

HOUSTON, TX
Sprinkler Protection of Storage
WHEN: September 26-27, 2018
HOW: Register Here
 
DFW AIRPORT, TX
WHAT: FSCATX Annual Charity Golf Tournament
WHEN: October 22, 2018
 
IRVING, TX
WHAT: CEF Career Fair – Need folks to help with the booth anytime
WHEN: October 24, 2018; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 
IRVING, TX
NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER MEETING
WHAT: FIRE PUMPS NEED TO KNOW
WHERE: CEF, 1401-A Royal Lane, Irving, Tx 75261
WHEN: November 12, 2018
HOW: RSVP Here


 

Links

FIRE SPRINKLER SAVES BLOG
The Fire Sprinkler Saves Blog is the one stop shop for all successful fire sprinkler activations in the United States. The Blog is maintained by Jeff Norton of Viking Supply.


HOME FIRE SPRINKLER COALITION
The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition has a large amount of material that can be directly downloaded by the public, fire service and builder from the HFSC web site.

 

NATIONAL FIRE SPRINKLER ASSOCIATION

NFPA CODE ALERTS


NFPA’s “Reporters Guide to Fire and NFPA”

NFPA EDUCATIONAL MESSAGES DESK REFERENCES

NFPA FIRE SPRINKLER INITIATIVE
The "Fire Sprinkler Initiative®: Bringing Safety Home" project outlines proven, effective ways that home fire sprinkler advocates can communicate the impact of sprinklers. Visit the initiative web site for free resources for the fire service and other sprinkler advocates, including fact sheets, videos, research, and our "Faces of Fire" campaign, which features real people telling personal stories that demonstrate the need for home fire sprinklers.

 

USFA COFFEE BREAK TRAININGS

U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is providing Coffee Break Training bulletins for you to read and enjoy during your daily break. These one-page training notices, with a new one posted every week, provide technical training and administrative tips.

 

USFA FIRE STATISTICS
U.S. Fire Administration Fire Estimates
National Fire Protection Association Estimates
U.S. Fire Death Rates and Relative Risk
State Fire Death Rates and Relative Risk
Wildfire

USFA NEWS MEDIA & PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS
Fire Prevention Tips for News Stories
Fire Prevention Campaigns
Fire Spokesperson's Media Guide
Photos and B-Roll
Public Service Announcements (PSAs)