Laura King is the editor of Fire Fighting in Canada and Canadian Firefighter magazines.
But sprinklers alone won’t solve the problem.
Jan. 24, 2014, Toronto – A CBC reporter called me yesterday – one of a handful of reporters looking for background for stories about the tragic fire in L’Isle-Verte in which at least five seniors were killed.
I was a bit under the weather on the weekend after three days in Niagara Falls for the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs mid-term meeting; I blame it on the perpetual mist in the air – the spray from the falls that coats your eye glasses and car windshield – but I’m sure lack of sleep (does anyone sleep well in hotels?), too many handshakes, and re-circulated air had something to do with it.