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Not one person has been killed in a fire in Texas in the past ten years inside an apartment complex that was equipped with a fire sprinkler system according to data provided by the State Fire Marshal’s Office. In contrast, 114 people have been killed by fires in apartments not equipped with sprinkler systems. Read more

 

 
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NFPA touts residential fire sprinklers.

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Hey, Rick Perry read this PDF Print E-mail
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A bill before the governor of Texas wants to ban cities from requiring fire sprinklers in homes. Come on Rick while your at it let's repeal the seat belt law. Obviously the people don't know what they need to save their lives.

Fire Sprinklers save people from dying from fires, its been proven over and over. The cost is minimal. What price do you put on your loved ones? Ask a parent if they rather save $3000 on the price of their house or have their children safe in case of a fire.

The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Mike Jackson, R-Pasadena, was to overhaul plumbing licenses. The sprinkler prohibition was later added at the homebuilders' behest. Jackson said he agreed with the builders but empathizes with both sides.

Hey Rick after the seat belt law maybe we can eliminate  the automobile insurance law also. People don't know what they need to keep them safe. Why else would we have these laws? Why is it not okay to die in a car but okay to die in a fire?  Besides you don't have to fight these fires, or you don't see the tragedies the firemen see. Why don't you ask a fireman if he thinks homes should be sprinklered and see what he has to say..

 
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A fire at the Fibre paper mill in Longview WA. was controlled by the fire sprinkler system and Fibre's emergency response team until the Longview fire department arrived. The fire was caused by paper rubbing against a metal roller on the number 10 machine. The machine was being transitioned to paper from containerboard. Two Fibre employees were sent to St.John's Medical Center for smoke inhalation. The estimated damage was $4,000 to $5,000 for replacement of the fire sprinklers according to mill manager Randy Nebel. Once again tragedy avoided. Fire sprinklers save lives and property.

 
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U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin  to introduce laws that would allow property owners to get tax crediits for installling fiire sprinklers. read more
 
Fire sprinklers may be required in new University Park homes PDF Print E-mail
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If approved, the fire sprinkler ordinance in the city located in the middle of Dallas would be the toughest of any in the region. Addison, a Dallas suburb, requires sprinklers in all buildings, including homes larger than 500 square feet.  read more
 
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New Jersey just announced new building codes requiring the retrofit of fire sprinkler systems in nursing homes.To date, there has never been a multiple loss of life in a building with a fully-installed and well-maintained fire sprinkler system. Fire sprinklers save lives. They are a highly effective and cost-efficient life-saving device. read more ...

   

 

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