Legislator: The time for home fire sprinklers is now

By Fred Durso, Jr. New Jersey Assemblyman John Wisniewski Following a devastating, residential fire in New Jersey that spotlighted the dangers of lightweight construction when it displaced more than 1,000 people, the developer plans to include sprinklers and other fire protection systems in its future developments. Per an article in the Times of Trenton, AvalonBay, which built the 408-unit complex in Edgewater, will include more sprinklers and other safety features in its future housing developments in Maplewood and Princeton, New Jersey. “I’ve said all along that this [is] in their best interest to go above and beyond the current code, given what happened in…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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