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New homes aren’t new forever: Examining the myth that today’s dwellings are safer than ever

By Fred Durso, Jr. A few recent home fires in the news got my attention. The most recent occurred on January 31 in Novi, Michigan, that killed five people ranging in age from 16 to 23. My research indicates the home was built between 1995 et 1999. On December 17, 2015, a fire killed a father and son in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvanie, in a home built in 1998. Three days earlier, a woman perished in a home fire in Logan-Rogersville, Missouri, in a home built in 1994. (These are just the headlines I’ve noticed.) In all incidents, fire departments responded within minutes of

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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