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Fred Durso, Jr.

Thanks for the reply, Tom. While a sprinkler system might have had little impact on the outcome of this particular explosion, I was trying to underscore the frequency of home fires, not only in Texas but across the U.S., and how in most cases, sprinklers can reduce the risk of fire death and injury in these incidents.

Todd Swymeler

I am not a sprinkler specialist, so please forgive my ignorance. Would a sprinkler system be able to put out an explosion? I am not sure that a sprinkler system would help the mother and five children mentioned in the article.

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