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NBC’s Today show segment underscoring today’s home fires fails to mention home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. There were many nuggets of truth during a recent news segment on NBC’s Today, reported by Jeff Rossen: Confirmed by research and the segment’s dramatic demonstration, homes and the furniture housed in them are burning hotter and faster then ever before Home escape plans should be created and practiced regularly (NFPA’s free resources can help you accomplish this goal) During a fire, if a smoke alarm sounds, leave your home immediately However, there was a crucial component to home safety missing from the news story. As Rossen reported, the National Association of Home Builders told NBC that “building codes make…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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