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In June, two ecstatic families were given the keys to their new homes in Hanover, Massachusetts. Local safety officials also joined in the cheering, since both homes are fully protected with sprinklers.
Getting a peek at their new abodes were the Patry and Plahn families, who joined town officials in a home dedication ceremony last month. Members of the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition were on hand to congratulate the families and underscore how well-protected they will be thanks to the homes' fire sprinklers. The coalition collaborated with NFPA, the South Shore Habitat for Humanity, and the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) to fully sprinkler the three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bath homes. NFPA's staff even contributed some elbow grease to the project.
View photos and video of this project by visiting NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative blog.