Translation

Older adults, at greater risk of fire injury or fatality, could benefit from home fire sprinkler education

By nfpa@jiveon.com Here’s an alarming statistic pulled from NFPA’s “Characteristics of Home Fire Victims” report: only 13 percent of the U.S. population is 65 or older, but 30 percent of fatal home fire victims were at least 65 years of age. And here’s

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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