Now Is the Time to Sustain Our Cause for Residential Sprinklers

by Brett Lacey and Paul ValentineWe applaud the efforts of states such as California and Pennsylvania to successfully pass requirements for residential sprinklers that will positively impact the level of safety for the citizens and firefighters for years to come. Residential sprinklers are another tool in the toolbox for our suppression force.  Residential fire sprinklers drastically reduce the time necessary for our suppression forces to be on a fire scene to control and extinguish a fire, allowing our emergency resources to respond quickly to other life-threatening situation in our communities. Modern construction techniques and an ever-changing fuel load decrease the time for...

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