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With assistance from fire department, builder creates town’s first sprinklered, single-family homes

By Fred Durso, Jr. Advertised as “the perfect meld of easy, maintenance-free living … with wonderful amenities,” Tuscany Townhomes in Elko, Nevada, has something even more special in its homes: fire sprinklers. A recent news report has labeled the new development as having “the first fire sprinklers within a single-family dwelling in Elko.” And it appears the builder is joining the fire department in praising the devices. “This is our first venture with fire sprinklers [in the Elko area] so it was kind of a learning process, but I have to say it was fairly simple,” Dusty Shipp, owner of Braemar Construction, told the…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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