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Siding with builders, city council votes not to require home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com Geneva, Illinois, aldermen recently voted against a requirement to fire sprinkler all of the city’s new homes. Their 8-1 decision seemed to be based on concerns argued extensively by the homebuilding industry. “We’re

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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