QUINCY, Mass.--The installation of more residential fire sprinklers was among the recommendations included in a study about fires fatalities in the United States, released by the National Fire Protection Association in July.
QUINCY, Mass.--Members of the National Fire Protection Association voted to adopt the 2006 edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code in June at the organization's annual conference in Las Vegas--the first model code in the country to require automatic sprinkler detection in new one- and two-family homes.
PITTSBURGH--Vector Security announced a partnership with Kidde and regional ABC television affiliate WNEP-TV in mid-June, which was designed to distribute 10,000 smoke alarms to needy families within 17 Northeastern Pennsylvania counties through regional fire departments, and to provide fire and carbon monoxide prevention information to viewers.
Through the program, entitled "Operation Save a Life," smoke alarms are being provided by Kidde, a manufacturer of fire safety products.
BALTIMORE--In late June, Carroll County officials voted to require sprinkler systems in new single-family homes starting in 2006, reported the Baltimore Sun.
The area becomes the first county in the Baltimore area to have the requirement and only the third in the entire state.