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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


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