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Recent sprinkler successes highlighted in NFPA Journal

Blog Post created by Fred Durso Employee on Jul 24, 2012

South Carolina Coalition
Actions taken by home fire sprinkler advocates in three states have led to a handful of recent victories.

The latest edition of NFPA Journal highlights these efforts, including a statewide initiative sparked by NFPA and the South Carolina Sprinkler Coalition to promote the benefits of residential sprinklers in advance of a crucial vote by the state's Building Code Council. The efforts paid off--the council opted to maintain the sprinkler provisions.

Elsewhere, Maryland's governor signed into law a bill that mandates fire sprinkler provisions, while Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton recently vetoed an anti-sprinkler bill. In Illinois, the village of Gurnee became the 77th community in the state to require sprinkler protection in new construction.

Get all the specifics in the latest edition of NFPA Journal.

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