After the South Carolina Building Code Council voted to adopt the home fire sprinkler requirementhttp://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef013484b6ff50970c-pi http://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef0133f18eaed1970b-pilegislation was filed to put the adoption at risk. The fire service fought an extremely contentious battle to retain the requirement in the code. The legislation opted to postpone the issue until January 1, 2014.
An article published yesterday by the Post and Courier provides a thourough review of what transpired and the next steps for the fire service between now and January 2014. Click here to read the article.