Translation

Two families say hello to their sprinklered homes, courtesy of Habitat of Humanity

By Fred Durso, Jr. In June, two ecstatic families were given the keys to their new homes in Hanover, Massachusetts. Local safety officials also joined in the cheering, since both homes are fully protected with sprinklers. Getting a peek at their new abodes were the Patry and Plahn families, who joined town officials in a home dedication ceremony last month. Members of the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition were on hand to congratulate the families and underscore how well-protected they will be thanks to the homes’ fire sprinklers. The coalition collaborated with NFPA, the South Shore Habitat for Humanity, and the National Fire Sprinkler Association…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


Related Articles

Handle outdoor spring cleaning with care

By Lisa Braxton It’s hard to turn on the television these days or flip through a magazine without being reminded…

Ernest Mitchell, Jr. named Honorary Member of Metro Chiefs

Chief Mitchell, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) U.S. Fire Administrator for the U.S. Fire Administration, is the third person…

Thanksgiving: a time for thanks and the recognition of fire-safe cooking practices

By nfpa@jiveon.com I have to admit, it feels like yesterday that we were sunning on the beach and enjoying the…