Burn survivor’s harrowing experience highlighted in NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

By Fred Durso, Jr. Jeff Jordan is bringing to light the necessity of home fire sprinklers via a new video underscoring his story. Burned in his residence when he just weeks old, Jordan has gone through about 35 reconstructive surgeries–procedures that may not have been necessary, he says, if sprinklers had been present. The new edition of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter features Jordan’s video and other important updates from the sprinkler arena. In the latest issue, you’ll find stories on: sprinkler bills filed in two states the chair of America’s newest sprinkler coalition getting vocal about sprinkler opposition schooling future builders on sprinklers…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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