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From soup to nuts, students create fiery demonstration involving home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Our friends at the Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology in Toronto sent us the following video featuring a demonstration including one of our favorite inventions: the home fire sprinkler. Students at Seneca’s School of Fire Source::…

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“Good Morning America” on fire sprinklers highlighted in latest edition of Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

By nfpa@jiveon.com In the newest edition of our Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, read how the popular TV news show addressed the home fire problem in a story that included a burn demonstration inside a home. You’ll also read stories on:…

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Five steps to better your advocacy for home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com In the latest edition of Sprinkler Age, the magazine for the American Fire Sprinkler Association, we wrote an article highlighting five steps that can better your advocacy for home fire sprinklers. If you’re new to the advocacy world…

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Older adults, at greater risk of fire injury or fatality, could benefit from home fire sprinkler education

By nfpa@jiveon.com Here’s an alarming statistic pulled from NFPA’s “Characteristics of Home Fire Victims” report: only 13 percent of the U.S. population is 65 or older, but 30 percent of fatal home fire victims were at least 65 years of…

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High-rise buildings and the use of elevators during a fire

By nfpa@jiveon.com High-rise buildings have garnered significant attention in the fire safety world over the years. Because of the nature of high-rise buildings, a great number of people have to travel great vertical distances on the stairs to evacuate in…

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