Live Fire Sprinkler Burn Demonstrations

To obtain information or assistance on conducting your own side by side burn demonstration please
call NIFSAB (708) 403-4468 and ask for Tom Lia or email


Video of a Trailer Demo

The Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB), in conjunction with the Illinois Fire Inspectors and Northern Illinois Fire Inspectors, provide two demo trailers for use by Fire Services, Fire Brigades, and Public Information Officials.

You supply the tow vehicle with a Class III hitch. Donít forget to take photos and call us with the results


Fire Sprinkler Trailer Manual


Fire Sprinkler Trailer Past Usage List (includes both IFIA and NIFIA)


Build or Borrow a Burn Demo Unit

"Side By Side"

Video of Side By Side for the Chicago Fire Inspectors

Video of a Trailer Demo

300th Side by Side in Normal!

Gurnee/Lake/McHenry County "Side By Side" Burn Demo Unit

Gurnee "Side By Side" Flyer

"Side By Side" Demo Tips

NIFSAB "Side By Side" Fire Sprinkler Burn Unit Demos



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