When Fire Chief Robert Gorvett proposed a residential sprinkler ordinance, opponents immediately attacked the idea. Gorvett, however, never backed down, and using a series of sprinkler advocacy tools, he eventually won support for the requirement.
Learn more about Gorvett by reading the latest issue of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter. You'll also find stories on:
- a “flawed” report that has been slammed by Massachusetts fire officials for failing to consider the benefits of residential sprinklers
- new sprinkler legislation in New York
- a Paralympic gold medalist who will receive a fully sprinklered home
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