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Legislation jeopardizing Maryland’s sprinkler law and the advocates fighting it underscored in new video

By Fred Durso, Jr. Ron Siarnicki with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation stands with the Maryland fire service during a video supporting the state’s home fire sprinkler requirement A new video produced by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) highlights Maryland fire service and sprinkler advocates fighting a legislative bill aimed at weakening Maryland’s sprinkler requirement. The video features key players in this push, including Maryland State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci; Ron Siarnicki, NFFF’s executive director and member of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition; and Sher Grogg, who lost her brother, sister-in-law, and three nieces and nephew in a catastrophic Maryland home fire in…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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