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Connecticut legislature passes crucial sprinkler bill following father’s efforts

By Fred Durso, Jr. The state of Connecticut is benefiting from the efforts of a man who has turned tragedy into triumph. Jeffrey Block has been an influential force behind a legislative bill requiring landlords to inform tenants whether or not their homes are sprinklered. His push follows the death of his 21-year-old daughter, Eva, in a 2012 house fire. Advocating for this bill, Block recently made a tearful plea to a local TV news station, urging lawmakers to get the bill out of legislative limbo. He also initiated an online petition to gain public support for the measure. The legislature responded by passing

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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