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Fire deaths on the decline in a state requiring home fire sprinklers

Por Fred Durso, Jr. Maryland, one of two states with statewide sprinkler requirements (California is the other), has seen a 20-percent decrease in fire fatalities in 2014 over last year. That’s a decline from 55 fire deaths in 2013 to 44 este año. “Maryland’s fire service is cautiously optimistic with this year’s data,” said State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci in a news release. “Everyone must remain vigilant in their fire prevention efforts to continue this trend. An estimated 80 percent of all structure fires in Maryland occur in what most assume to be the safest placesour homes.The state has participated in a number

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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