Father/daughter home fire tragedy underscored in latest Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

By Fred Durso, Jr. Following the deaths of a 10 year old and her father from a house fire, Washington State sprinkler advocates convinced the surviving homeowner to rebuild with sprinklers. What they didn’t expect was that the homeowner was initially dissuaded to install sprinklers by a key group. Get the details by reading NFPA’s latest Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter. The November edition also includes information on: NFPA’s recent sprinkler summit, which has energized advocates across North America a spike in home fire deaths in 2013 initiating meaningful dialogue with homebuilders Stay abreast of sprinkler news by signing up for the free newsletter, delivered…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


Related Articles

City passes fire sprinkler requirement for new homes, despite homebuilder pushback

By nfpa@jiveon.com Media stories have been filtering out of Illinois following the passage of a fire sprinkler requirement for new…

Should people sleep with the door open or closed to best protect themselves in a home fire

Should you sleep with your bedroom door opened or closed? It’s a straightforward question, but the answer isn’t quite so…

How Operation-Save-a-Life, Saves Lives

By Meredith Hawes About 3,000 lives continue to be lost each year to fire in the U.S., and the majority…