Following statement from sprinkler opponent that “nobody is dying in new homes,” child dies from fire in home built just months ago

By nfpa@jiveon.com A six-year-old girl from Connecticut recently died in a fire in a home built only months ago. Her mother is in serious condition. The incident negates persistent claims made by fire sprinkler opponents that smoke alarms and other safety features

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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