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New York firefighters throw support behind building code adoption that could require sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. A New York association representing thousands of volunteer firefighters initiated a series of informational sessions for firefighters that discuss the importance of updating the state’s building code and the necessity of not excluding a home fire sprinkler provision. At a recent legislative outreach meeting, sur 50 firefighters heard how the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) will be encouraging the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council to update the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code. FASNY is urging the code council to adopt the 2015 edition of the International Residential Code, including the requirement

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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