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Building officials, water purveyors, and politicians get schooled on home fire sprinklers and NFPA 13D during informative event

By Fred Durso, Jr. In a span of only four hours, safety advocates in Connecticut debunked myths, highlighted the facts, and initiated stunned glances during a demonstration and educational event promoting home fire sprinklers. Hosted by the Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition, NFPA, and the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), the event in West Haven on December 4 was free for more than 100 of the state’s fire service, building officials, and water purveyors tasked with overseeing and protecting the state’s water supply. Since members of these groups tend to have misconceptions about sprinkler operation and performance, event organizers got them in one room to…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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