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Burn survivors unite for event showcasing stories of loss and survival

By Fred Durso, Jr. NFPA regional sprinkler specialists, Jeff Hudson (left) and Tim Travers (right), joins NFPA Public Education Advisor Pat Mieszala during an exhibition at the recent World Burn Congress in Anaheim, California. A person’s voice is one of the most powerful tools in the push for home fire sprinkler requirements. Honing this power is the nation’s community of burn survivors, who have effectively transformed tragic occurrences into stories of hope. Adding a human element to the seemingly daily occurrence of home fires and subsequent injuries, the survivors are the faces behind the statistics. For many, home fire sprinklers have become a passion….

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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