RE: Breaking News!!! - Major fire close to Marche du Port in Port-au-Prince

Martine R - May 31 2013, 1:55 PM

Why are there so many unnecessary deaths during a fire?

As it was the case in the recent fire at the port that killed 3 people in Port-au-Prince, Careless disposal of smoking materials is the number cause

Another reason is lack of automatic sprinkler.

It is estimated that more than 50% of fire deaths could have been prevented with the installation of an automatic fire sprinkler system

Other factors include Fire overloads, candles, halogen lamps, unattended cooking, and electrical overloads

Tampering or ignoring a fire alarms.

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Breaking News !!! - Major fire close to Marche du Port in Port-au-Prince

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