The demonstration provided a visual comparison highlighting the difference an automated sprinkler system can make in reducing injuries, saving lives, and minimizing the impact on the environment.
|A fire is set in a simulated residence equipped with an automated sprinkler system.|
|Sprinklers are activated when fire is detected.|
|Post fire: Damage to property is minimal.|
|The fire catches and quickly spreads in the residence without automated sprinklers.|
|Calgary Fire crews work to put out the flames.|
|Post fire: The residence without an automated sprinkler system is seriously damaged .|
The event was a collaboration between the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC), The Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA), and the Calgary Fire Department.