The world’s leading advocate in fire prevention, the NFPA (The National Fire Sprinkler Protection Association), has launched a coordinated effort to encourage the use of home fire sprinklers throughout the world with the “Fire Sprinkler Initiative: Bringing Safety Home.” The initiative includes a variety of proven, effective ways that home fire sprinkler advocates can communicate the impact of sprinklers.
Following is the latest feed from their News Blog:
- Following London fire, lawmaker says "stop talking about the cost" of fire sprinklers and initiate action to require them June 22, 2017
Thus far, close to 80 people have been killed from the Grenfell Tower fire in London. Attention has been partly placed on the structure's lack of fire sprinklers and the technology's presence in both existing and new residences. A
- Severely injured in a home fire, firefighter forced to retire June 19, 2017
Fire chief Keith Brower was en route to a home fire when mayday was called. "I was approximately seven to eight miles out, and my heart stopped,” Brower says. “It literally froze me. It was chilling.” Fortunately, four
- Safety advocates in British Columbia launch Canada's first fire sprinkler coalition June 15, 2017
Showcasing North America's growing support for home fire sprinklers, the province of British Columbia initiated Canada's first fire sprinkler coalition this month. NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative has updated its sprinkler coalition map to