In their push for a building code with sprinkler requirements, advocates produce fiery demonstration

By Fred Durso, Jr. Looking for an effective approach to home fire sprinkler advocacy? Pay close attention to the efforts made by the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition. Coalition members turned out in droves to a recent public hearing on a sprinkler bill introduced by state Rep. Ruth Balser and Sen. Kenneth Donnelly and another sponsored by state Rep. Michael Brady. Balser, who spoke at the public hearing and at summits initiated by the Fire Sprinkler Initiative, has been a vocal ally in the push for sprinkler requirements in Massachusetts. Joining Balser at the hearing were staff from NFPA and the National Fire Sprinkler Asssociation,…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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