Traducción

Series of fires in rural areas underscores the importance of home fire sprinklers

Por Fred Durso, Jr. A lack of fire hydrants and sparsity of fire stations in rural areas got the attention of an Idaho newspaper, which recently reported on a series of structure fires. A lack of hydrants, for instance, complicated response efforts during a structure fire this month in Meridian, Idaho. “Almost all fires in rural areasthey all get a greater start [than fires near hydrants],” Caldwell, Idaho, Fire Chief Mark Wendelsdorf, told the Idaho Press-Tribune. “They have a greater capability of spreading and doing more damage.Research backs Wendelsdorf’s statements. According to NFPA’sCharacteristics of Home Fire Victimsreport, the highest overall annual

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


Artículos relacionados

Losing disabled daughter in home fire, mother demands fire sprinklers

Por nfpa@jivmion.com Right before Christmas, 74-year-old Janice Tyrrell got a phone call every parent dreads. The caller stated that there

Know safety precautions before plugging in a portable generator

By Lisa Braxton “Colossal” and “crippling” are two adjectives weather predictors have been using to describe this week’s snowstorm forecast

NFPA anuncia 2017 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award winner

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has named Dolly Hulin, Fire and Life Safety Education Division Chief for the Thomasville