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Florida Lawsuit Seeking Class Action Status Has Been Dismissed

A recent federal lawsuit that was filed on behalf of a class of Florida condo associations and building owners, against many members of the fire sprinkler industry, alleging BlazeMaster® pipe defects, has been dismissed. As you will recall, the plaintiff’s counsel made several predictions in media channels, press conferences and releases about the impact this […]

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Campus Fire Safety Bill Gets New Push

Seventeen years after a dormitory fire killed three students at Seton Hall University, New Jersey legislators are renewing their push to improve fire safety at colleges and universities nationwide. The bill, backed by U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr. and Donald Payne Jr. and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, would create a competitive grant program that would […]

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Fire Sprinkler Systems Should Be A No-Brainer

A fire on January 28, 2015 in San Francisco left one dead and 60 tenants displaced. The building housed businesses and apartments and has become part of the argument about whether older buildings should be required to install fire sprinkler systems. While San Francisco mandates that all new and renovated apartment buildings, commercial structures and […]

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New York State Stresses Campus Fire Safety

New York State Stresses Campus Fire Safety Students aren’t the only ones returning to campuses in New York State this fall. Safety officials are visiting to conduct inspections and educate school officials and students about fire safety. In the last year, the state Office of Fire Prevention and Control has conducted nearly 24,000 inspections at […]

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BlazeMaster Actively Supports the Fire Sprinkler Industry

BlazeMaster Pipe & Fittings has been a committed supporter of the fire sprinkler industry for decades. Its involvement in the industry extends well beyond supplying manufacturers to include education, research, training and support of the various organizations that represent the industry. Yes, it’s in BlazeMaster Pipe & Fittings’ interest that the industry thrives, but our […]

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Understanding Compatibility and Lubrizol’s System Compatible Program

Starting with this issue of the BlazeMaster Blaster we’re pleased to present a series of articles dealing with a topic that concerns all of us from time to time: chemical compatibility. Written by Michelle Knight, Lubrizol’s expert in issues of compatibility, this series will address topics such as understanding the meaning of compatibility and incompatibility, […]

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