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Legislation filed to eliminate Maryland’s home fire sprinkler requirement

Por Fred Durso, Jr. Maryland’s fire service and other advocates stand ready to defend the state’s sprinkler requirement following the filing of a bill this month to eliminate this feature in new, one- and two-family homes. Maryland is one of two states (California is the other) with a statewide, sprinkler requirement. Sponsoring the bill is Maryland Delegate Chris Adams, who told a local newspaper that this legislationbrings a responsible return of critical decision-making to the local level, where these decisions are best made.Adams also fears sprinklers will halt economic growth, a myth that has been addressed by various reports by NFPA. Para…

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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