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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


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