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Prior to building code update, fire official makes compelling case for home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Brad Carroll gave elected and building officials in Rock Springs, Wyoming, something to think about following an educational presentation on home fire sprinklers he gave them in January. The topic apparently struck such a chord with attendees, since Carroll was invited to take part in a Rock Springs City Council follow-up workshop in February. The workshop discussed a consideration to update the city’s building code and adopt a model building code requirement to sprinkler new, one- and two-family homes. “I was honored to be asked to be a part of the process,” Carroll, a member of the Wyoming Fire Sprinkler…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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