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

by FSTI | August 31, 2015 8:36 am

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[1]

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  1. NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firesprinklerinitiativeblog/~3/TCYxfp_CPW8/firefighter-the-fire-service-can-play-a-crucial-role-in-advocating-for-home-fire-sprinklers.html

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