Rise in fast-burning fires heats up calls for residential sprinklers

Jan. 15, 2018, Ottawa – Burned-out homes and distraught families are often all that’s left in the wake of a new breed of house fire that feeds off flammable furniture and open-concept designs. Those fires, which chew through homes with frightening speed, are prompting firefighters and fire-prevention groups in Canada to push for the installation of sprinkler systems in new homes across the country. CBC News reports. READ MORE

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