Homebuilders take aim at home fire sprinkler proposal

By Fred Durso, Jr. Fire sprinkler advocates in Florida probably saw this one coming. Last month, a news story highlighted the Floridian town of Estero, which has proposed a sprinkler ordinance for its new homes. This idea followed the success of a new development in Estero that includes 90, fully sprinklered homes. Since the town has a high population of older adults, a group at high risk of dying in home fires, the sprinkler ordinance is seen by safety advocates as a crucial, life-saving measure. One homebuilder has a vastly different opinion on the proposal. “This devil raised its head in Collier [County, Florida]…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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