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Bringing Safety Home Grant

 

NFPA Awards Grants to Local Sprinkler Advocates

The Utah Fire Sprinkler Coalition secured an NFPA Bringing Safety Home Grant to create a sprinkler demonstration trailer

A fire sprinkler demonstration trailer used in Utah was made possible by NFPA's Bringing Safety Home Grant

In 2016, NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative awarded its Bringing Safety Home Grant to 15 recipients across North America. The funding assists state sprinkler coalitions and other safety advocates with up to $10,000 apiece to support activities that showcase the importance of home fire sprinklers. 

This technology crucial in saving lives where fire wreaks the most havoc. On average, home fires result in more than 2,500 deaths, 13,000 fire injuries, and more than $6.7 billion in property damage annually. The life-saving capability of home fire sprinklers is the reason why all model building codes require sprinklers in all new, one- and two-family dwellings. Home fire sprinklers, for instance, can reduce home fire deaths by about 80 percent and direct property damage by about 70 percent, according to NFPA research. 

Report: Fire sprinkler advocacy activities from our 2016 grant recipients

2016 Grant Recipients