Medford Fire-Rescue is actively involved in the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition. Below are PowerPoint modules Medford developed in cooperation with the Coalition to help teach stakeholders about the value of home fire sprinkler systems. Included in some of the modules are videos which you can view in presentation mode. Feel free to use these in any way to promote these life-saving systems. You can visit the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition's website here.
Websites with Educational Materials, Handouts, and Fact Sheets
|RESIDENTIAL FIRE PROBLEM AND SOLUTION.PPTX (67482kb)
Home fires are a problem with 2,500-3,000 fire fatalities each year. Home fire spinklers can prevent these deaths. This module is a comprehensive presentation of the fire problem and the fire sprinkler solution.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKLERS - MYTHBUSTERS.PPTX (10895.1kb)
This module deals with misconceptions about how fire-safe our homes are, how home fire sprinkler systems work, and the cost associated with installing these systems.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKLERS - FIREFIGHTERS.PPTX (66358.8kb)
This module is designed to teach firefighters and shows how home fire sprinklers help reduce firefighter risk.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKLERS - LET'S TALK MONEY.PPTX (35423kb)
This module focuses on the affordability of home fire sprinklers.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKLERS - WATER SUPPLIES.PPTX (34989.4kb)
This module focuses on water supplies necessary for home fire sprinkler systems.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKLERS - LIFE SAVER PROGRAM.PPTX (388.9kb)
This module focuses on a possible marketing strategy for home fire sprinkler systems.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKERS - NFPA 13D WHAT HOW WHY.PPTX (3728.6kb)
This module focuses on the Standard for designing and installing home fire sprinkler systems, keeping in mind the systems are intended for improved protection against injury and life loss (life-safety).
|STICKING TO THE STANDARD - 13D.PPTX (8367.3kb)
This module focuses on designing the systems affordably to what the Standard requires, without requiring excessive add-ons which drive up the cost of systems.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKERS - BUILDING OFFICIALS.PPTX (12253.7kb)
This module is intending to provide training to Building Officials.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKERS - REALTOR.PPTX (7235.6kb)
This module is intended to provide training to Realtors.
|HOME FIRE SPRINKLERS, RETROFITTING MY HOME.PPTX (6318.9kb)
This presentation is Fire Marshal Greg Kleinberg's experience with retrofitting his house with a home fire sprinkler system.