The top 10 stories on home fire sprinklers that grabbed your attention in 2015

By Fred Durso, Jr. NFPA’s state sprinkler coalition map, underscoring 28 states with a coalition in place In 2015, there were hellos (thank you, Adele) and goodbyes. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative team welcomed a handful of new state sprinkler coalitions–including newcomers South Dakota and Delaware–that brought the national coalition total to 28. We read with interest commentary by Fire Chief Rick Ennis and burn survivor Rob Feeney, who added their unique perspectives to NFPA’s blogs in 2015. We bid farewell to a state sprinkler requirement in Minnesota (a decision that is being appealed). Taking a look back, here are the top 10 stories from…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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