In a recent proclamation in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, President Barack Obama endorsed the use of residential fire sprinklers.
In a recent proclamation in
conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, PresidentBarack Obamaendorsed the use of
residential fire sprinklers.
sprinkler systems can give individuals extra time to evacuate a home safely in
case of an emergency as well,” President Obama wrote in his proclamation, which
also stressed the use and proper maintenance of smoke detectors in homes.
Jan. 1, 2011, the International Code Council’s fire sprinkler mandate
stipulates all new residential homes-both one- and two-family dwellings-must include
Obama has proclaimed Oct. 3-9 as Fire Prevention Week.