Against mandating residential fire sprinkler

29 Aug

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Research in the United Kingdom resulted in a comprehensive adjustment to deployment strategy with a focus on prevention.

The results were significant improvements in safety and corresponding decreases in losses from fire.

He says fire sprinkler installation runs ,000 to ,000 for homes with city water and as much as ,000 for homes with private wells.

Bensen adds those costs alone could have disappointing consequences.

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The victims will be the residents of the commonwealth and the firefighters who protect them. All you have to do is look at a fire in a home in Montgomery County the very same day those seven children died. But it didn’t spread beyond the laundry room and send toxic smoke and high heat through the house. The Huntingdon Valley Fire Department arrived at the group home, not with a situation like Blain, with flames coming from multiple windows and many people trapped.

The challenge for managers and elected officials is determining the acceptable level of fire risk and making the best decision for their communities.

Several states have prevented local governments from adopting new sprinkler protection standards.

Fires in single-family residences account for the majority of injuries and fatalities to the public and emergency responders.

If the magnitude of these fires could be reduced substantially, would it impact your response capabilities to other incidents in the future?