Burn survivor gets recognition from fire safety groups for her pointed op-ed on home fire sprinklers

by Michael S. Williams | September 25, 2014 7:33 am

By Fred Durso, Jr. Pamela Elliott, before and after a house fire burned her when she was five years old. NFPA, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, and the advocacy coalition Common Voices have commended burn survivor Pamela Elliott for her op-ed addressing those at highest risk of dying in a fire, particularly children. In a recent news release, these groups commended Elliott, a member of the North Carolina Fire Sprinkler Coalition, for underscoring the alarming number of home fire injuries and deaths and making a passionate plea for sprinkler requirements. “Pam’s voice is important in the debate to show…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative[1]

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  1. NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firesprinklerinitiativeblog/~3/tx2rcDUDvFw/burn-survivor-gets-recognition-from-fire-safety-groups-for-her-pointed-op-ed-on-home-fire-sprinklers.html

Source URL: https://www.cafsti.org/news/industry-news/burn-survivor-gets-recognition-from-fire-safety-groups-for-her-pointed-op-ed-on-home-fire-sprinklers/