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Important information - Model response to sprinkler opposition

Blog Post created by RYAN QUINN Employee on Jul 16, 2009

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</p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Trebuchet MS;"><font face="Arial">The

fight for fire sprinkler requirements in one- and two-family homes and

townhomes rages on. It is very important to be prepared to&#0160;answer

whatever questions are asked during code or legislative hearings and to

dispel myths.</font></span></p>

 

<p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Trebuchet MS;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">This post will provide answers to many questions and clears up misinformation most recently raised by the opposition. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Trebuchet MS;"><font face="Arial">We

also need your help identifying other issues raised by opponents.

Please remain vigilant and feel free to contact us for additional

information.</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: &#39;Arial&#39;,&#39;sans-serif&#39;;"><o:p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;">Home fire is a major problem in the U.S.Fire in the home poses one of the biggest threats to the people in every community. Nearly 3,000 people per year die in U.S. home fires.

Congressional hearings have been scheduled and pandemics have been

declared on the basis of much smaller death tolls than the home fire

death toll in one year.  Clearly, most people do not believe that we are safe enough or that current death tolls from home fires are acceptable.



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