Texas Fire Marshal honored for working with the media to promote sprinkler saves

By Fred Durso, Jr. Roland Garcia, fire marshal of the Pearland, Texas, Fire Department, was recently honored by NFSA’s Cindy Giedraitis. When it comes to effectively spreading the sprinkler message to a large audience, there might not be a better tool than the media. Understanding the media’s reach is Roland Garcia, fire marshal of the Pearland, Texas, Fire Department who was awarded the inaugural Fire Sprinkler–Outstanding Media Reporting Award. The accolade promotes fire sprinkler successes and the media’s effectiveness in highlighting sprinkler activations. Cindy Giedraitis, a regional manager with the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), presented the award to Garcia on behalf of NFSA…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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