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:
- Fire safety officials make a point to call out fire sprinklers following devastating home fires August 22, 2017
Two news stories not only the feature the damage associated with home fires, but the technology that could have prevented it. In Ludlow, Massachusetts, an air conditioner started a fire in July that eventually killed a couple, 82 and
- Commentary: If Smithsonian building is worthy of sprinkler protection, why aren't our lives? August 18, 2017
A small fire at the Smithsonian Castle building in Washington, D.C., made minimal headlines, mainly because its sprinklers quickly extinguished the flames. No deaths. No injuries. Minimal damage. In a well-written commentary by writer
- Fire marshal, once again, praises fire sprinklers, calling them "firefighters up in the ceiling" August 17, 2017
We recently highlighted this video produced by the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office featuring State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy encouraging fire sprinklers in new dwellings. He has once again alerted the media to his state's home fire problem (165