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Heck no, we won’t go: Safety officials continue push for home fire sprinklers following ‘disappointingvote by code council

By Fred Durso, Jr. A recent decision by the New York Fire Prevention and Building Code Council to not include a sprinkler requirement for new homes hasn’t stopped fire officials from speaking out about this life-safety feature. Despite the council’s vote, the fire service and other safety advocates are planning on voicing the importance of such a requirement during New York’s Department of State public-review process that precedes the new state building code becoming law. The department will finish the review process by early 2016, according to a story in the Watertown Daily News. Regarding the code council’s vote, “I’m disappointed they chose to

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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