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Fire chief: Homebuildersmisinformedabout home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. The number of fire fatalities in Alabama this year has exceeded 2013 totals, and the state’s fire officials aren’t taking the news lightly. Joining others in vocalizing their frustration with these deaths is Chief Alan Martin with the Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service. In a recent op-ed published in The Anniston Star, he counters comments made by a staffer from the Home Builders Association of Alabama, who labeled home fire sprinklers asproperty protectorswith minimal life-saving advantages. “The life-safety benefits of residential sprinklers are undisputed,” states Martin. “While they do eliminate hundreds of millions of dollars in property loss,…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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