!http://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef01b7c6ee86ac970b-320wi|src=http://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef01b7c6ee86ac970b-320wi|alt=Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition|style=margin: 0px 0px 5px 5px;|title=Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition|class=asset asset-image at-xid-6a00d8351b9f3453ef01b7c6ee86ac970b img-responsive!A recent news report from an ABC affiliate has detailed concerns over modern homes and household furnishings while making a strong case for home fire sprinklers.
The news station rounded up some key sprinkler advocates for an investigative report underscoring just how quickly today's fires become deadly. (NFPA and others have also researched this topic extensively.) NFPA blogger Tom Lia, also the executive director of the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board, and other members of the Illinois Fire Sprinkler Coalition discussed the toxicity of today's furnishings under fire and the concerns with lightweight construction materials.
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