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Burn survivor Pam Elliott brings summit attendees to their feet with passionate plea for continued sprinkler efforts

By Mike Hazell Pam Elliott’s voice has become a powerful tool in the push for sprinkler requirements. Burned over 50% of her body during a house fire when she was five years old, she has turned her personal tragedy into a national campaign for home fire safety. Elliott was a featured speaker at NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative summit in Raleigh on November 13. “I’m here to speak for those who can’t speak for themselves and those most vulnerable in house fires: infants, children, the elderly, and the disabled,” says Elliott, a part-time nurse at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, NC. Elliot, who…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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