Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition News

NFPA and Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition organise day of action to tackle the ever-growing menace of home fires in North America

NFPA and HFSC initiate action day to tackle the growing menace of home fires In the U.S., home fires claim the lives of seven people each day and injure 13,000 annually. Home fire sprinklers can help eliminate these tragedies, but legislative barriers and a general unawareness of this technology have prevented its use in new homes. Safety advocates across North America will be taking collective action on the same day to raise awareness of these challenges and a fire sprinkler&...

Family’s tragic fire loss turns into educational experience for the whole neighborhood

Fire departments sprinkler demonstration trailer Photo by Perry Twp Fire Department Fire fighters witnessed the effectiveness of fire sprinkler system by using Perry, Ohio, Fire Department’s sprinkler demonstration trailer and they were further educated by the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC). As firefighters from various local stations watch, a family has installed the first residential sprinkler system ever in the area, reducing the likelihood of losing their...

U.S. Fire Administration kicks off public fire safety campaign on home smoke alarms and residential fire sprinklers

USFA launched an effort to encourage everyone to install and maintain home smoke alarms and sprinklers The nationwide ‘Install. Inspect. Protect. Campaign' will emphasise how important smoke alarms are to the saving of lives. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has launched an effort to encourage everyone to install and maintain home smoke alarms and, if possible, sprinklers. More than 3,000 people die in home fires each year, and the majority of them have...

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