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Fire claiming seven children underscores necessity of sprinkler requirement in a state that hasn’t updated its building code in nearly a decade

Por Fred Durso, Jr. The headlines were horrific: “Brooklyn Fire Kills Seven Children, City’s Worst Toll Since 2007” –The New York TimesFather Grieves for Seven Kids Killed in Brooklyn Fire” –New York Daily NewsSeven Children Die in Fire as Mother Pleads For Help” –Associated Press The March tragedy is an alarming wake-up call about the gravity of home fires. Equally frustrating to members of the New York fire service is the fact that the state’s building code hasn’t been updated in more than nine years. Advocates have joined forces to urge the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council to

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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