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Use these tips to get home fire sprinklers on the media’s radar

By Fred Durso, Jr. Creating visually-stunning events showcasing fire sprinklers are a sure-fire way of getting your local media’s attention. Understanding this point is the Wyoming Fire Sprinkler Coalition, whose members recently attracted the press thanks to a thrilling demonstration comparing sprinklered vs. unsprinklered homes on fire. Once the Laramie Fire Department, a coalition member, wowed the crowd with the demo, they were then able to distill some valuable information. “[Fire sprinklers average to about the] cost to upgrade your carpet in your house, but upgraded carpet isn’t going to save you or your kids’ lives,” Bill Bershinsky with the Laramie Fire Department told…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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