Fred Durso
Residential fire sprinklers have been spotlighted twice in a week's span, thanks to two news outlets promoting two activations on opposite sides of the U.S.    The first occurred on September 19 in Abingdon, Maryland. According to a news report by The Baltimore Sun, a grandmother who shared the home with three other family members was home alone… (Show more)
Fred Durso
Residential fire sprinklers have been spotlighted twice in a week's span, thanks to two news outlets promoting two activations on opposite sides of the U.S.    The first occurred on September 19 in Abingdon, Maryland. According to a news report by The Baltimore Sun, a grandmother who shared the home with three other family members was home alone… (Show more)
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Fred Durso
Tip of the hat to Paul Eichler, chair of the Delaware Fire Sprinkler Coalition, for setting the record straight on home fire sprinklers. Following a letter to the editor in which Eichler promoted the importance of fire sprinkler requirements, a reader responded with less-than-flattering statements about requiring this technology.    The reader… (Show more)
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Fred Durso
  Every day seven people die from American home fires, and another 13,000 are injured each year. These statistics, while important, are only a small piece of America's complex home fire problem.   There are ripple effects to fire that the statistics don’t explain and the nightly news rarely covers. Once a home’s flames have been extinguished and… (Show more)
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Fred Durso
  Every day seven people die from American home fires, and another 13,000 are injured each year. These statistics, while important, are only a small piece of America's complex home fire problem.   There are ripple effects to fire that the statistics don’t explain and the nightly news rarely covers. Once a home’s flames have been extinguished and… (Show more)
Fred Durso
  Every day seven people die from American home fires, and another 13,000 are injured each year. These statistics, while important, are only a small piece of America's complex home fire problem.   There are ripple effects to fire that the statistics don’t explain and the nightly news rarely covers. Once a home’s flames have been extinguished and… (Show more)
Fred Durso
Stephan Cox (left) and Richard Smith with the Maryland State Firemen's Association accept the 2016 Bringing Safety Home Award from Lorraine Carli, NFPA vice president of Outreach and Advocacy and president of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition.   Do you know someone with a passion for home fire safety? Are they huge proponents for home fire… (Show more)
Fred Durso
Stephan Cox (left) and Richard Smith with the Maryland State Firemen's Association accept the 2016 Bringing Safety Home Award from Lorraine Carli, NFPA vice president of Outreach and Advocacy and president of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition.   Do you know someone with a passion for home fire safety? Are they huge proponents for home fire… (Show more)
Fred Durso
Stephan Cox (left) and Richard Smith with the Maryland State Firemen's Association accept the 2016 Bringing Safety Home Award from Lorraine Carli, NFPA vice president of Outreach and Advocacy and president of the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition.   Do you know someone with a passion for home fire safety? Are they huge proponents for home fire… (Show more)
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Fred Durso
Introducing a new forum aimed at connecting you with other fire sprinkler advocates across North America. You may already be aware of this site, NFPA Xchange, our online community that houses this blog and an assortment of information for safety advocates. New to Xchange is our public education forum, a place where you can now connect with your… (Show more)
Fred Durso
Introducing a new forum aimed at connecting you with other fire sprinkler advocates across North America. You may already be aware of this site, NFPA Xchange, our online community that houses this blog and an assortment of information for safety advocates. New to Xchange is our public education forum, a place where you can now connect with your… (Show more)
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