10/30/09 84 W - + 13 - 15 After ICC Vote, Fire Sprinkler Mandate Stands


Firehouse.com reports on Wednesday's vote at the International Code Council's annual conference in Baltimore that retains a requirement that all new homes have sprinklers by 2011. The nation's home builder's had lobbied the ICC to kill the requirement. Two other provisions, that weakened the sprinkler requirement, were also voted down. Firefighters and burn survivors from across the country descending upon the event, including nearly a dozen members of the Raleigh Fire Department. Read the Firehouse.com article.





  
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