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Safety advocates protest legislative inaction following devastating residential fire

By Fred Durso, Jr. Standing near what was once a residential complex in Edgewater, New Jersey, before fire ravaged it in January, fire officials publicly scolded state lawmakers for their inability to use the event as a means to strengthen the state’s building code. Displacing hundreds of residents, the fire demonstrated a need for greater action on building safety. “This is not something that needs to be studied to death,” said Glenn Corbett, member of the Bergen County Fire Chiefs Association, according to an article that appeared on NorthJersey.com. “It’s pretty clear what the problem is and what the solution is. It’s just that

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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