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Fire sprinkler coalition gets airtime for promoting fire safety, supporting sprinkler legislation

By Fred Durso In a state where home fires have killed more than 200 people and resulted in more than $830 million over the last decade, safety advocates there have their focus on a safer future. This week at NFPA’s headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition hosted a meeting to discuss a series of legislative bills that could bolster fire sprinkler use in new homes. One bill in particular would give local municipalities the option to require sprinklers in its homes. Making its way out of Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, the bill is co-sponsored by state Rep. Ruth…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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