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Claim your seat in the virtual classroom
Claim your seat in the virtual classroom
There are many benefits to being a member of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA). Time and again, members have commented on how joining the association has opened new doors for their business, and allowed them to access resources that are un...
Sprinkler system extinguishes apartment fire caused by clothes left near fireplace
Sprinkler system extinguishes apartment fire caused by clothes left near fireplace
Virginia's city of Manassas Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a fire at the Barrington Park Apartments. The fire started when a pile of clothing was left near a gas fireplace that was accidentally turned on. Smoke alarms alerted the occupants to...
As demand resurges, builders struggle to keep pace
As demand resurges, builders struggle to keep pace
The building industry righted course in February, with all indicators trending upward. Activity increased in both the residential and nonresidential sectors, and the outlook at present is for continued steady growth throughout the remainder of 2016. Th...
Sprinkler keeps Mississippi apartment kitchen fire from spreading
Sprinkler keeps Mississippi apartment kitchen fire from spreading
Food burning on a stove was the cause of a fire that heavily damaged the kitchen of a third floor apartment, said Vicksburg Fire Chief Charles Atkins.