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Indiana home showcases future of residential fire protection

By Fred Durso, Jr. Sprinkler advocates at the site of a sprinkler open house More than 3,000 communities, including the states of Maryland and California, have requirements for fire sprinklers in new homes, a concept that is new to Lake County, Indiana. Indiana’s code adoption process is done on a statewide level, so the issue of building and fire codes is not usually on the minds of most local fire chiefs. That’s not true, however, for Fire Chief Bill Timmer and his son, Matt, a former firefighter, who are building a new home in Highland. They chose to voluntarily install fire sprinklers and host…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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