He pointed out there have been no deaths from fire in buildings with sprinklers for the last five years at least and there is no evidence of sprinkler systems
flooding apartment blocks.
A sprinkler systems
fast reaction reduces the heat, flames, and smoke produced in a fire, allowing people more time to escape.
Councils say they will wait for the outcome of the inquiry to see if they need to take any additional action, including installing sprinkler systems
The news comes as the official inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster got under way.
Whitefriars, which operates all 24 residential tower blocks in the city, has so far failed to commit to installing sprinkler systems
in all of them as risk assessment work - in conjunction with WMFS - continues.
Typically, sprinkler systems
are incredibly effective at reducing the impact of fires.
Fire sprinkler systems
consists of a water supply system, providing required pressure and flow to the water distribution piping system where the fire sprinklers are connected.
FIRE sprinkler systems
will be fitted in all new and converted housing from January 1, the Welsh Government has announced.
Repair and or modification of existing sprinkler systems
In early August, Illinois State Fire Marshall, Larry Matkaitis, withdrew his request to mandate fire sprinkler systems
in all commercial and residential high-rise buildings.
Armand Watts, who represents Chepstow on Monmouthshire County Council, criticised the authority for not installing working fire sprinkler systems
at a number of schools in the south of the county - which is poorer and less inclined to vote Conservative than the more prosperous northern part.
Coan said he didn't have any information on the percentage of homes in the state with sprinkler systems
It is more than obvious that sprinkler systems
can substantially contribute to the prevention of heavy fires and mitigation of fire consequences.