Why Fire Sprinklers?
Get the facts on why you should have fire sprinklers in your home, office, or business.
The study - Sprinkler Systems and Residential Structure Fires.
Out of 9481 B.c. residential fires between 2006 and 2011, the study found the death rate in apartment buildings without sprinklers was 23.1 for every 1,000 fires, compared with 2.1 deaths for every 1,000 fires in apartments with sprinklers.
This study also found that seniors are more at risk in apartment fires. 45% of apartment fire deaths in B.C. between 2006 and 2011 involved seniors 65 and over.
Sprinkler Systems were found to reduce the overall death rate by 69% and when used in conjunction with smoke alarms, the death rate was cut by 82%.