Leadership

Safe inns are in demand with volunteers

Issue 5 and Volume 140.

Safe inns are in demand with volunteers The National Volunteer Fire Council has decided to demonstrate that fire safety begins at home—or in your hotel room, if you’re on the road. As a national voice for the United States’ 1.5 million volunteer firefighters, the NVFC says it will schedule its board of directors’ meetings only in hotels and motels that have smoke detectors in the guest rooms. Chairman E. James Monihan says the appropriate use of sprinklers and other life safety features will be counted as pluses in choosing accommodations. The NVFC has already lined up its meeting sites for the next two years, so the new requirements will affect gatherings from 1989 on.

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