Looking to showcase the power of home fire sprinklers? Mimic this side-by-side burn demonstration

By Fred Durso The Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition knows exactly how to keep home fire sprinklers on the public’s radar. In 2015, they hosted a series of burn demonstrations that demonstrated the power of fire and its nemesis–home fire sprinklers. Captured by local media, one event in particular was also witnessed by local politicians and water purveyors who tend to have misconceptions on sprinkler performance and operation. The coalition continues to prioritize these eye-catching events since they have the power to attract key influencers. In April, the coalition and the National Fire Sprinkler Association’s Connecticut Chapter hosted another side-by-side burn demonstration for state…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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