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Lawsuit filed against builder for failure to follow home fire sprinkler requirements

By Fred Durso, Jr. A new lawsuit is challenging a builder’s “failure” to follow a code requirement to sprinkler its new homes. According to a news release, the class-action lawsuit recently filed in Nevada’s Clark County District Court alleges that three-story homes built by Ryland Homes in the Las Vegas area are “defected” since they lack home fire sprinklers, a code requirement in all model building codes guiding new home construction. The suit also contends that the unsprinklered structures compromise the health and safety of residents. “This is a classic case of a large corporation putting profits before people–in this case, blatantly disregarding the…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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