Fiery display in Detroit showcases importance of home fire sprinklers

by FSTI | November 21, 2014 7:41 am

By Fred Durso, Jr. “A lot of people have the wrong priorities; you go into a home and they have a 90-inch TV but don’t have a smoke detector,” said a Michigan fire official recently interviewed by a local ABC affiliate. He and others from the Detroit Fire Department worked the press during a news segment underscoring both smoke alarms and home fire sprinklers. Against the backdrop of a live burn and sprinkler demonstration, sprinkler advocates addressed the 80-percent-risk-reduction rate of fire deaths when sprinklers are present in homes. The report also tackles sprinkler installation costs, which averages out to about one percent of…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative[1]

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  1. NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firesprinklerinitiativeblog/~3/HDaYSCZXxyc/fiery-display-in-detroit-showcases-importance-of-home-fire-sprinklers.html

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