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Fire offical gets airtime to dispel myths about water damage caused by sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Wyoming Fire Sprinkler Coalition Chair Justin Smith being interviewed by an NBC affiliate in Wyoming. Justin Smith, chair of the Wyoming Fire Sprinkler Coalition and captain with Casper Fire-EMS in Wyoming, was interviewed by a local news station to set the record straight about home fire sprinklers and concerns over water damage. Following a sprinkler activation during a residential fire, Smith told an NBC affiliate that “unfortunately, what people tend to focus on is the water damage [following a sprinkler activation]. In this case, we had a little bit of damage, but everything that is wet is eventually going to…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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