In response to a recent sprinkler demonstration at their school, students of Harper College (IL) posted this status update on their facebook page: "Check out the pics from our Fire Science Tech sprinkler demo last night. Makes us want to 1) take a fire science class and 2) immediately install sprinklers in our homes!" Reactions like this are a sign that sprinkler demonstrations are getting the point across.
Harper College posted this photo of the unsprinklered room versus the sprinklered room after the demonstration
Meanwhile, at the Old Home Days annual festival in Clinton (MA), a sprinkler demonstration drew a crowd of about 500 people:
The demonstration provided another powerful glimpse at the life saving value of home fire sprinklers.