NFPA hosts home fire sprinkler summit in Raleigh

By Mike Hazell Protecting lives and saving property from fire through the installation of sprinklers in new homes is the topic at NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative summit in Raleigh, NC. About 60 attendees, representing the fire service, local government, public safety and other organizations, have gathered for a one-day meeting to network, brainstorm, share best practices, and discuss challenges associated with local and state efforts to bring about sprinkler requirements for new one- and two-family homes. Chief Mary Regan of the Westfield, MA, Fire Department, and Chair of the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition, and Massachusetts State Representative Ruth Balser. NFPA Regional Director John…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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