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  • Automatic fire sprinklers have been in use since 1874 Installation of fire sprinklers can provide discounts on insurance premiums According to the NFPA, property damage in hotel fires was 78% less in structures with sprinklers than it was in structures without sprinklers. 
  • Water damage from a fire sprinkler system will cause far less damage from fire-fighting hoses. 
  • Sprinklers react to temperatures in individual rooms. Only the sprinklers closest to the flames spray water; the other sprinklers do NOT activate at the same time. 
  • Smoke detectors only alert people to the presence of smoke. They do nothing to extinguish a fire.
  • Property losses are 85% less in buildings with fire sprinklers compared to those without. 
  • Fire Sprinklers provide a high level of life safety. The combination of automatic fire sprinklers and early warning detection systems reduces the chance of overall injuries, loss of life and property damage by at least 50%.