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Thesis combats arguments made by home fire sprinkler opponents

Blog Post created by Fred Durso Employee on Jul 31, 2014

Sprinkler myths and factsI recently came across a sprinkler-related report that's quite the page-turner. Written by Kent State University student Christiana Stegman and highlighted by the U.S. Fire Administration in one of its recent news roundups, the thesis underscores efforts by sprinkler opponents in Pennsylvania to nix sprinkler requirements for new homes that would have taken effect in 2011. Persuaded by convincing lobbyists, the state's lawmakers repealed the sprinkler requirement that year. 

Learn how the author counters home fire sprinkler myths with facts by visiting the Fire Sprinkler Initiative blog.

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