Open spaces, lightweight construction, flammable furnitureoh my! The modern dangers of today’s homes

Por Fred Durso, Jr. As the size of today’s homes continue to grow, so do the number of fire-safety risks associated with these dwellings. Highlighted in a recent story in North Carolina’s The Herald Weekly, the state’s fire service has been strategizing how best to protect these large homes if catastrophe occurs. Among the common concernslarger open floor plans and how fire reacts to lightweight construction materials, to name a feware limited water supplies and low water pressure. “While all houses pose fire threats, larger homes have a different set of challenges,” states the article. “For one, simply by how many gallons of water

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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