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Firefighter: The fire service can play a crucial role in advocating for home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Phil Tammaro was only two years old when he was significantly burned in a home fire. His painstaking recovery lasted 39 years, well into his fire service career. However, he refused to let his injuries define him or limit his abilities as a firefighter. Instead, Tammaro, a member of the Billerica Fire Department in Massachusetts, used his story to exact change. He learned that as a firefighter, his voice is a powerful tool in the push for home fire sprinklers across North America. “It’s important that we advocate and increase awareness of fire sprinklers and the benefits of them, not…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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