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New fire marshal plans to reduce fire deaths by making home fire sprinklers a priority

Por Fred Durso, Jr. News reports indicate that civilian fire deaths in West Virginia rank among the highest in the nation. Understanding that home fire sprinklers can dramatically reduce these deaths, Anthony Carrico plans to prioritize the use of these systems in his new role as West Virginia’s state fire marshal. During an interview with the Charleston Daily Mail, Carrico says he wants to increase the number of sprinklered homes in his state. The State Fire Commission had approved the 2009 International Residential Code in full, including the requirement for sprinklers in new homes, but the state’s Legislature removed this provision. (The Fire Sprinkler

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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