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Report: Fire service plays a crucial role in advancing home fire sprinkler acceptance

By Fred Durso, Jr. Seeing firsthand the personal and physical destruction caused by home fires, the fire service can be a vital–and necessary–ally in advancing home fire sprinklers. This was one of the conclusions published in an article that appeared in a recent edition of New Solutions Journal. While underscoring the evolution of sprinkler technology and new construction challenges that emphasize the need for these devices, the article also highlights the role firefighters can play in promoting sprinklers. For instance, the article, “Preventing Fire-Related Occupational Deaths: Residential Sprinklers Save Civilians, Property, and Firefighters,” references an addendum to NFPA’s “U.S. Experience with Sprinklers” report that…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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