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How my fire service career shaped my opinion on home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Throughout his career, Fire Chief Rick Ennis has always classified himself as a “suppression guy.” Bill Ennis, Sr., the father of our newest blogger, Chief Rick Ennis, passed away on July 20 at the age of 85, following a 40-year career in the fire service. Rick dedicates this post to his dad. If you read my last post, you’ll recall I offered the premise that the American fire service has traditionally been divided into two camps: prevention people and suppression people. I held that fire sprinklers have typically been a prevention issue when they really should be considered more of…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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