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How mock town meetings can help you secure a home fire sprinkler requirement

By Fred Durso, Jr. Illinois fire officials take part in a mock board meeting addressing a home fire sprinkler requirement Illinois is a rough-and-tumble political state with Chicago-style politics setting an example for the thousands of other units of government throughout the state. In fact, Illinois has more than 6,900 units of local government, more than any other U.S. state. Cities, villages, townships, school districts, fire districts, mosquito districts—you name it, we have it. With so many local governments, there is a great variety of elected officials to communicate with and, therefore, an important need to know how to present a fire sprinkler requirement…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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