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Another U.S. state takes a big step in support of home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. And then there were 23. Wisconsin is the latest state to formalize its support for home fire sprinklers via the resurrection of its own state sprinkler coalition. NFPA recently spoke with Gregg Cleveland, chair of the Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition and fire chief of the City of La Crosse Fire Department, about reenergizing his state’s sprinkler advocates and turning sprinkler opponents to sprinkler supporters. Give a bit of history on the Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition. The coalition was originally formed in 2009. The biggest issue we had, though, was struggling to get things moving. When you have fire inspectors, fire…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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