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New sprinkler law takes effect in Connecticut following advocacy efforts

By Fred Durso, Jr. As reported on this blog, a father’s push for increased awareness of home fire sprinklers following his daughter’s death from a home fire has prompted legislation in his state. Taking effect this month, the new law requires landlords to inform tenants whether or not fire sprinklers are installed in a home. The law also requires to tell tenants when the home’s sprinklers, if any, were last inspected. Jeff Block, the catalyst behind the legislation, hopes the new law will heighten the importance and use of fire sprinklers–devices that might have saved his daughter, Eva, from the 2012 off-campus fire in…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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