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How to Request the Combination Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer and Fire Safety House

This combination fire safety house and sprinkler demonstration trailer can be used by local fire departments to teach fire safety, home escape planning, and the importance of fire sprinklers.

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The Department of Fire Services has a combination fire safety house and sprinkler demonstration trailer that fire departments can borrow to teach fire safety. 

You need a trained operator, water source and electricity, a flat surface, and room for the tractor trailer to deliver it.

Learn more about benefits of home fire sprinklers.

 

How to request How to Request the Combination Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer and Fire Safety House

Contact Vicky Giguere at Vicky.Giguere@mass.gov to reserve the prop.

Contact Vicky Giguere at (978) 567-3813 to reserve the prop for your event.

Next steps for How to Request the Combination Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer and Fire Safety House

  1. Make Sure You Have a Trained Operator

    The Department of Fire Services periodically offers a training program on how to operate and use the combined fire safety house/sprinkler demonstration prop. You must have a trained operator to borrow and use this prop. Log on to the DFS Learning Management System  to enroll in the training (look up Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer Training.)

  2. Reserve the Prop

    Fire departments should first contact Vicky Giguere, Vicky.giguere@mass.gov, 978-567-3813 to determine what dates are available. 

    A Memorandum of Agreement must be completed and signed by the hosting fire department and submitted to DFS prior to the demonstration date.

    Read the DFS Sprinkler Trailer/Fire Safety House Guidelines to help you select a spot that meets the physical needs of the prop.

  3. Using the Sprinkler Trailer/Fire Safety House as a Teaching Tool

    It is important to know how to use this prop as an effective teaching tool for various age groups. This lesson plan will help you teach home escape planning, fire safety in different rooms of the house, and convey the importance of home fire sprinklers.

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DFS also has Side-by-Side Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer. The mobile unit has two identical rooms that are set on fire. One room has a sprinkler, and one does not. During the fire, observers see how quickly fire spreads and how little time there is to escape a fire. 

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