Minnesota Court Turns Back Fire Sprinkler Progress

More often than not we’re hearing about stories from across the country of both state and local governments implementing new laws to protect residents from fires. Most of these involve requirements to install fire sprinkler systems in new residential buildings. Unfortunately, one such requirement was recently thrown out in the state of Minnesota. The requirement… Read more »

Fire Safety Demonstration Emphasizes Effectiveness of Sprinklers

The amount of research and evidence showing how effective sprinkler systems can be at minimizing loss of life and property damage in a fire grows by the day. Recently, a demonstration held in Nashville only served to underline this fact. Hosted by the National Fire Sprinkler Association and the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance,… Read more »

States That Require Fire Sprinklers Installed in New Homes

Sometimes it feels like tugging at child’s arm to get him or her to go somewhere. Sometimes people are just so stubborn when it comes to installing fire sprinkler systems. It’s as if they’re unaware of all the benefits they offer. Benefits is probably an understatement; these things can and do save lives. Knowing they’re… Read more »

Sprinklers in Pet Boarding Facilities

Pets are family, plain and simple. All of us can remember that pet, whether dog, cat or something else, that was our partner in crime, always keeping us company, always adventuring with us, being there for us in our time of need. A good pet is a superhero, bodyguard, and significant other all rolled into… Read more »

Sprinkler System Saves Lives in Louisville

Sometimes it feels that you never hear positive fire news stories. What we mean is that you don’t see that many news stories about sprinkler systems saving lives and preventing fires from becoming smoky behemoths; you tend to see the opposite, especially this month with the Fourth of July. It seemed like wherever you looked… Read more »

When a Housing Crisis Erupts, Fire Safety Is Often Pushed to the Sidelines

At WM Sprinkler, we believe it’s the responsibility of everyone from top to bottom to educate the public on fire safety and to do whatever to prevent fires from happening. This seems like a simple belief, but you’d be surprised at how this can get muddled especially on the bureaucratic level where people battle it… Read more »