Showcasing a strength-in-numbers approach to sprinkler advocacy, more than 60 safety advocates from across North America met in Durham, North Carolina, last week for NFPA's Home Fire Sprinkler Summit. The event showcased a growing movement in support of home fire sprinkler requirements and gave advocates on the front lines the materials and tactics necessary to make these requirements a reality.
Visit NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative site for the highlights, including:
- A pro-sprinkler legislator who has become a vocal supporter for home fire sprinklers
- A burn survivor who's using her voice and the media to spread the sprinkler message
- An NFPA sprinkler specialist informing audience members on what the homebuilding industry needs to know about home fire sprinklers
- A fire safety official disccusing how statewide, sprinkler ordinances became a reality in Maryland