Phoenix Society Brings Burn Survivor Voice Forward to Advocate for Fire Prevention and the Life-Saving Benefits of Fire Sprinklers

by FSTI | July 21, 2021 5:00 pm

Today, fires in one- and two-family homes are more dangerous than ever, and the latest statistics prove just how frightening the situation is:

1 fatality in a U.S. home fire every 3:10 hours
65 percent of fire deaths are in home fires
8,800 civilian injuries
$6.4 billion in direct property damage
67 percent of firefighter injuries are the result of fighting structure fires

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Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative[1]

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  1. NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firesprinklerinitiativeblog/~3/SFSLgIa_FGQ/Phoenix-Society-Brings-Burn-Survivor-Voice-Forward-to-Advocate

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