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Open house guest exemplifies fire safety message

Homewood firefighters begin to extinguish the fire in the demonstration of how fast fire spreads in a structure unprotected by sprinklers. They subsequently set fire to the other structure, which was equipped with sprinklers, to show how quickly the fire could be subdued. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

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At the Homewood Fire Department’s annual open house on Oct. 9, I saw a man showing his young son the portable room set up in the parking lot for the fire suppression system demonstration . . .

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