The July/August 2010 issue of NFPA Journal features the story of a mothers' quest to make her new home safe for her disabled daughter.
Despite many obstacles, Uttauna Leap made sure she included fire sprinklers in the design of her new home. The story quotes Mrs. Leap: "I was frugal with a lot of things, but sprinklers were a must," says Leap, 41, a divorced Realtor. "They weren’t optional. People would rather have fancy countertops in their kitchens than [safeguards] to protect the ones they love. Lianna has made the world very clear to me — what is important, and what is not."