During a week filled with an exorbitant amount of home fires, sprinkler coalition uses media to get its point across

by Michael S. Williams | October 3, 2014 7:37 am

By Fred Durso, Jr. Justin Smith, chair of the Wyoming Fire Sprinkler Coalition During an eight-day period in September, Casper, Wyoming, had experienced five fires in or adjacent to a home. There were no injuries or fatalities, but “this was an abnormally high number [of fires] for a single week,” Justin Smith with the Casper Fire Department and chair of the Wyoming Fire Sprinkler Coalition, tells NFPA. Knowing how rapidly fires can initiate tragedy, the coalition effectively used the media during this week to demonstrate the power of home fire sprinklers. Members assembled in front of TV cameras to underscore concerns with today’s modern…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative[1]

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  1. NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firesprinklerinitiativeblog/~3/v92sseC1UeY/amid-a-week-filled-with-an-exorbitant-amount-of-home-fires-sprinkler-coalition-uses-media-to-get-its-point-across.html

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