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During a week filled with an exorbitant amount of home fires, sprinkler coalition uses media to get its point across

By Fred Durso, Jr. Justin Smith, chair of the Wyoming Fire Sprinkler Coalition During an eight-day period in September, Casper, Wyoming, had experienced five fires in or adjacent to a home. There were no injuries or fatalities, but “ce fut un nombre anormalement élevé [des feux] pour une seule semaine,” Justin Smith avec le service d'incendie de Casper et président du Wyoming gicleurs Coalition, raconte NFPA. Savoir comment rapidement les incendies peuvent initier la tragédie, la coalition utilisé efficacement les médias pendant cette semaine pour démontrer la puissance de extincteurs automatiques domiciliaires. Les membres se sont rassemblés devant les caméras de télévision pour souligner préoccupations d'aujourd'hui moderne…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

Michael S. Williams

Michael S. Williams

Williams a fondé l'Institut de formation des services d'incendie en 1995 pour trouver des solutions aux défis auxquels est confronté le service de pompiers volontaires. Il a été un membre actif de California State Association des pompiers (CSF) depuis 1994, ayant servi aux bénévoles et comités de relations publiques, et en tant que directeur adjoint de la division sud. Il est membre de plusieurs organisations locales, y compris le comté de Santa Barbara incendie Conseil Safe, les agents de formation trois comtés Association, Santa Barbara Chapter of CAER and is a founding member of the Santa Barbara PIO group Emergency Public Information Communicators (EPIC). He has been the author of many articles and a columnist for a local newspaper on public safety matters. He is also the co-host of Community Alert on KZSB AM-1290 in Santa Barbara. Williams has been a member of the California State Board of Fire Services since 2008. Prior to becoming involved in the volunteer fire service, Williams was a California police officer for 12 ½ years and a POST certified Field Training Officer. He is a licensed private investigator and security consultant specializing in self-insured, government and insurance defense assignments.


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