Fire sprinklers to the rescue: Series of recent activations save lives and property

By Fred Durso, Jr. Burnt, but not destroyed: the aftermath of a grease fire following a fire sprinkler activation In no particular order, here are examples of fire sprinkler activations that have occurred over the past few months. For those doubting the necessity of these devices in new homes, pay close attention to the fire officialsstatements in each anecdote: Maple Ridge, British Columbia Two recent home fires in this town had starkly different outcomes. Firefighters arriving to the first one reported heavy smoke and flames. They immediately performed an interior rescue involving a wheelchair-bound man and his daughter. Firefighters also had to rescue

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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