National Fire Sprinkler Association Partners with the U.S. Fire Administration in Support of Fire Safety Campaign

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The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), the longest-tenured fire sprinkler advocacy organization in the U.S., has joined forces with the United States Fire Administration (USFA), an entity of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, to help promote the USFA's Install. Inspect. Protect.Campaign. The campaign, which is designed to promote fire safety, will be launched "virtually" on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, with a radio media tour involving U.S. Fire Administrator Kelvin Cochran.

We see this as a big step forward towards widespread acceptance of residential fire sprinklers and wish to thank USFA for this wonderful opportunity.

The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), the longest-tenured fire sprinkler advocacy organization in the U.S., has joined forces with the United States Fire Administration (USFA), an entity of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, to help promote the USFA's Install. Inspect. Protect.Campaign. The campaign, which is designed to promote fire safety, will be launched "virtually" on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, with a radio media tour involving U.S. Fire Administrator Kelvin Cochran.

The Install. Inspect. Protect Campaign is aimed at encouraging Americans to practice fire safety by installing and maintaining smoke alarms and residential fire sprinklers, practicing fire escape plans and performing home safety walk-throughs to remove fire hazards from the home. NFSA plans to support these goals by distributing key materials to NFSA members and to the general public. NFSA will also promote the campaign on its Web site and will act as a source of information for anyone that is interested in supporting the campaign.

"We are truly excited about this partnership, because our goal to increase awareness about the benefits of fire sprinklers complements the objectives of USFA's Install. Inspect. Protect. Campaign," said John Viniello, president of NFSA. "We see this as a big step forward towards widespread acceptance of residential fire sprinklers and wish to thank USFA for this wonderful opportunity."

About the National Fire Sprinkler Association
Established in 1905, the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) is the voice of the fire sprinkler industry. NFSA leads the drive to get life-saving fire sprinklers into all buildings; provides support and resources for its members - fire sprinkler contractors, manufacturers and suppliers; and educates authorities having jurisdiction of fire control matters. Headquartered in Patterson, N.Y., NFSA has regional operations offices throughout the country. http://www.nfsa.org.

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