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Here’s a New Year’s resolution worth keeping: urge your legislators to support sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. New Hampshire State Fire Marshal Bill Degnan is looking to make 2015 the Year of the Sprinkler. In a recent op-ed for The Berlin Daily Sun, Degnan encourages readers to make some New Year’s resolutions that keep fire safety in mind. If building a new home, he states, demand sprinklers from your contractor. And take a more vocal stance in support of sprinkler requirements in whatever state you reside in. “We are constructing homes with more flammable materials and then filling them with more combustible contents and open space than ever before,” states Degnan. “Resolve that you will write to…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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