“It would have been like spitting on a bonfire”: home fire sprinkler advocate says fire extinguishers no match for today’s home fires

By nfpa@jiveon.com At a recent live burn/fire sprinkler demonstration in Illinois, David Bartley witnessed how rapidly fire can spread. Bartley, though, is familiar with fire’s force; in 2005, his home was destroyed by it. It was “an electrical

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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