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Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition keeps pressure on board considering to limit sprinkler requirements

By Fred Durso, Jr. Following the death of two children from a recent residential fire in Lawrence, Mass., a coalition supported by every major fire service organization in Massachusetts is expressing its support for fire protection measures and disappointment at attempts to roll back these requirements. Members of the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition are taking the state’s Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS) to task for the release of its white paper, “The Cost and Effectiveness for Health, Safety, and Security of Fire Alarm Systems and Fire Sprinkler Systems in 3 to 6 Unit Residential Buildings.” The coalition has deemed the document deeply…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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