Safety advocates across North America obtain invaluable advice during NFPA home sprinkler summit

By Fred Durso, Jr. Burn survivor Boyd Smith received a standing ovation following his presentation on a home fire that forever altered his life Despite what the opposition says, support for home fire sprinklers is spreading throughout North America. How best to capitalize on this increased awareness and acceptance of this life-safety device was the focus of an NFPA-sponsored event in Phoenix. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative Summit convened some of the top sprinkler advocates and influencers from the western half of the U.S. and throughout Canada. Attendees heard from an array of presenters promoting key topic areas, including the most effective way to get…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


Related Articles

In April’s issue of Safety Source: new Shabbat fire safety tip sheet, carbon monoxide educational resources & more

By Lauren Backstrom The April issue of Safety Source, NFPA’s public education enewsletter, is now available for viewing. In this…

Next Steps for the Midland Remembering When Team

By nfpa@jiveon.com In 2015, Jim Harding, the Fire & Life Safety Public Educator from the Midland Fire Department, Trena Winans,…

Tragedies in the News Illustrate Importance of Home Fire Sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Recent, deadly fires like the ones in Philadelphia and Lansing show how quickly an uneventful day with the…