Dorm Room Burn & Sprinkler Test Videos

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MOCK DORM ROOM BURN AT CAMPUS FIRE FORUM 2017, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

This fact-based fire safety educational tool is a highly effective way to educate students as well as the general public showing how normal, everyday combustible material found in every dorm room can cause a major fire, injury, or death. More importantly, itshows how a quick-response fire detection and sprinkler system can greatly reduce such danger. With this demonstration, your focus will be to educate your audience on:

  • the importance of smoke detection

  • quick-response fire sprinkler technology

  • the definition and dangers of flashover

  • fire department response timeline​

Your target audience for a fire sprinkler and burn demo is everybody!  Officials you may want 
The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition has a demonstration kit that will guide you through a step-by-step process on how to build your dorm room burn demo unit, and will bring you all the way through the clean-up process following your presentation.  While it was not designed specifically for a campus or university it is helpful and contains what you need to know.

It will show you how to conduct your demonstration to reach-out to your audience most effectively.  Also included are suggestions for gaining sponsors to seek financial contributions for a cost-effective demonstration and ideas for sponsor recognition to show your appreciation.

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The HFSC Fire and Sprinkler Burn Demonstration Kit is property of Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization and the leading resource for independent, noncommercial information about residential fire sprinklers. HFSC was formed in 1996 in response to the tremendous need to inform the public about the life-saving value of home fire sprinkler protecton.