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Scores of residents and building officials get a startling glimpse at today’s home fires and power of home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Made possible by a grant provided by NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative, a fire sprinkler demonstration trailer has been making the rounds in Oregon and wowing its residents in the process. Both sections of the trailer mimic a setting inside your average home. There’s bedding, a mattress, couch, drapes. One section is set aflame to mimic the way fire quickly impacts today’s modern furnishings, while the other section showcases the speed in which sprinklers can avert fire’s catastrophe. Leading the charge for these educational events are members of the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition. Last month, the trailer rolled its way to…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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