Charleston, SC Chief Tom Carr takes a stand for home fire sprinklers

Blog Post created by ryan.quinn Employee on Apr 28, 2010

Charleston Fire Department Chief Tom Carr takes a courageous stand speaking up about the importance of fire sprinklers in homes. Aristotle said that "courage is the first among human qualities because it guarantees the others". Chief Carr has always been a champion for life safety and he is to be commended for standing up against the stiff and contentious battle that the SC homebuilders have engaged in to fight against fire sprinklers in homes. To read the entire article click here

It is difficult to stand up for what you believe in when it means going against the “political machine.” However, the fire service has always been known for its leadership and courage. It does not give up in the face of crisis; it forges ahead and keeps fighting. Getting involved in this initiative requires the kind of leadership and courage that emulates Chief Carr and others too numerous to mention. What are you willing to do? Will you stand up and be counted among the leaders in this initiative? Do you know other leaders that you would like to recognize? Share your experience with us by posting comments here.

Maria Figueroa