Father makes emotional plea for sprinkler bill following daughter’s fire death

By Fred Durso, Jr. It’s a living nightmare that Jeffrey Block doesn’t want repeated. The Connecticut resident said an emotional goodbye to his 21-year-old daughter, Eva, in January 2012 after she and two others died in an off-campus house fire near Marist College in New York. A vibrant collegiate with a penchant for dancing and reading, Eva’s zest for life was remembered at her funeral. “She wouldn’t want us to be sad,” Block told a Connecticut newspaper in 2012. Three years later, the mourning process continues. Amid a tearful remembrance of Eva that he shared recently with a Connecticut news station, Block brought back…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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