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Rarely getting the media’s attention, fire sprinklers extinguish series of recent home fires

By Fred Durso, Jr. It’s no surprise that news outlets are drawn to fire’s destructiveness; the drama, eye-catching images, and heroic rescues make for good TV and page-turning journalism. Just as captivating but seldom getting the credit they deserve are home fire sprinklers. In some cases, reporters will focus on the minimal water damage from a fire sprinkler activation without mentioning lives and property saved. Giving a well-deserved tip of a hat to these devices, we offer you a series of recent activations brought to the attention of the Fire Sprinkler Initiative. Kudos to these media outlets for sharing these sprinkler successes with the…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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