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NFPA exclusive: How an entire country secured legislation to sprinkler all of its new homes

Por Fred Durso, Jr. Across the pond in Wales (population three million), home fire sprinklers suffer the same myths and homebuilder opposition that is prevalent in North America. Yet, a historical measure was signed into law in 2013 following a unanimous vote by the Welsh Assembly to sprinkler the country’s new homes starting next year. How did that happen? NFPA recently interviewed Ronnie King, former chief fire officer in Wales and secretary of the All-Party Parliamentary Fire Safety & Rescue Group, which brings fire-related topics to the Parliament’s attention. King discusses how the sprinkler measure was passed, how the opposition was addressed, and why

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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