Losing home to fire, Hawaiian fire captain champions for fire sprinkler laws

By nfpa@jiveon.com “I lost everything [in a home fire],” retired fire captain Richard Soo recently told a Hawaiian ABC affiliate. “I lost my retirement badges. My helmet. All my momentos and my children’s pictures and photographs, everything was gone.”

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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