United Poultry Concerns
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) – “The Authority on Fire, Electrical & Building Safety” – is considering an amendment that would require all newly-constructed animal housing facilities to be equipped with sprinklers and smoke control systems. This amendment is opposed by the agribusiness lobby. They’d rather let their animals burn to death than waste money on mercy.
The NFPA is inviting written public comment. They need to hear from people who care. Please urge the NFPA to amend their 150 Standard for Fire & Life Safety in Animal Housing Facilities to require sprinklers and smoke control systems in all newly-constructed animal housing facilities holding “Category B” animals. No animal should ever be forced to die helplessly in a preventable fire.
The closing date for paper submittals is 4/11/2014 and the closing date for online submittals is 5/16/2014.
Address paper submittals to :
Linda Fuller, Recording Secretary for Standards Council
National Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02169
phone (617) 770-3000
fax (617) 770-0700
online comment form
United Poultry Concerns is extremely grateful to award-winning author and investigative reporter Martha Rosenberg for her invaluable help in publicizing our campaign to educate the public about the horrific suffering and death of millions of chickens and other farmed animals in fires each year in the United States and the opportunity to urge the National Fire Protection Association to require sprinklers and smoke control systems in all newly-constructed animal housing facilities.
Please read Martha Rosenberg’s article in the Huffington Post, published March 4, 2014, and share it with others.
For more, also visit Farmed Animals Need Protection from Preventable Fires
Thank you for everything you do for animals!
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