City passes fire sprinkler requirement for new homes, despite homebuilder pushback

By nfpa@jiveon.com Media stories have been filtering out of Illinois following the passage of a fire sprinkler requirement for new homes in Rock Island. Late last year, its city council voted on a building code update which included adopting a provision to sprinkler

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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