Tennessee town showcases sprinklered homes for disabled residents

By Fred Durso, Jr. Last month, the town of Kingsport, Tennessee, unveiled a home crafted specifically for disabled residents and gave the community an up-close look at sprinkler protection at its best. The one-story, three-bedroom dwelling is one of two sprinklered homes developed by the Greater Kingsport Alliance for Development, the nonprofit arm of the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority, per a news story by the Times News. The new homes are a safer alternative for the three residents that will reside there, said Linda Henry, division director for Frontier Health, a behavioral and mental health services provider, which assists the women. The homes,…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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