Here's the top 10 sprinkler news stories that got your attention in 2014

Blog Post created by freddurso Employee on Jan 2, 2015

Top 10 sprinkler stories in 2014For your viewing pleasure, here's a David Letterman-inspired countdown.

We've determined the most popular posts from NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative blog in 2014. Many thanks to our regular readers, commenters, and social media mavens who have made this blog a popular destination for sprinkler news. Expect to see more of what interests you in 2015!

And remember: we're always looking for new news to highlight. If anything sprinkler-related crosses your desk or catches your eye, feel free to send it my way so I can highlight it for the good of our growing army of online sprinkler advocates. 

Without further ado, here's the list. Drumroll please:

10. Fiery display in Detroit showcases importance of home fire sprinklers

9. Addressing freeze protection in NFPA 13D 

8. Father and daughter's tragic fire death prompt Washington sprinkler advocates to action

7. Study: Residential sprinklers crucial for preventing death and property damage no matter the building material

6. Powerful op-ed on child fire deaths also makes a poignant plea for sprinklers

5. Thesis combats arguments made by home fire sprinkler opponents

4. A tale of two house fires, one involving sprinklers and one without

3. Fire chief: Homebuilders are "misinformed" about home fire sprinklers

2. Fire chief's stance on home fire sprinklers leads to sprinkler ordinance

1. Get ready for the (sprinklered) home of the future