Watch as a fire destroys an room without a sprinkler system during a live demonstration at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Mass., on November 3, 2011. In the room outfitted with a single sprinkler head (right), the sprinkler activated after 20 second McClatchy National Fire Protection Association
Watch as a fire destroys an room without a sprinkler system during a live demonstration at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Mass., on November 3, 2011. In the room outfitted with a single sprinkler head (right), the sprinkler activated after 20 second McClatchy National Fire Protection Association

Fire sprinklers in new houses: Great idea, experts say, but states ban requiring them

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