Translation

From a “snotty, angry, bitter woman” to one of North America’s biggest advocates for home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com There were no screams, no pain. Pamela Elliott can’t even recall the smoke or flames that enveloped her bedroom inside her West Virginia home as she awoke that April day in 1959. Elliott does remember a young man, a stranger who saw the fire from

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


Related Articles

NFPA staff places their mark on fully sprinklered Habitat for Humanity homes

By Fred Durso, Jr. The sights and sounds of progress filled two homes in Hanover, Massachusetts, this week. Power saws…

Thanksgiving Day presents hidden hazards: Three times as many cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving as on a typical day

When most of us think about Thanksgiving, images of turkey, stuffing and time spent with loved ones typically come to…

In the February issue of Safety Source: carbon monoxide toolkit, barn fire safety checklist, electrical safety infographic & more

By Lauren Backstrom The February issue of Safety Source, NFPA’s public education enewsletter, is now available for viewing. In this…