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Home fire sprinklers garner attention in a state experiencing abnormal amount of fire deaths

By Fred Durso, Jr. “We’re not off to a good start this year,” La Crosse, Wisconsin, Fire Department Division Chief Craig Snyder recently told a local news station. Going three years without experiencing a fatal fire, La Crosse has had two already this year. Other home fires this year in the town have also displaced a number of people. While working with the Red Cross to install 2,500 smoke alarms throughout Wisconsin, fire officials are also focusing on these recent fires to make a passionate plea for home fire sprinklers. Though not required by law in Wisconsin, Snyder says sprinklers can be the best…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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