Is the price of residential fire sprinklers too high? Really? PDF Print E-mail

Tragedy struck Bridgeton in the early morning on April 9, 2012, when a fire claimed the life of a 13-year-old girl who was visiting the residence. Firefighters responded to the fire at 3:15 a.m. to find the house fully engulfed in flames. A few thousand dollars and the minimal risk of water damage separates us from codes requiring homes to be fitted with fire sprinklers? How much is the cost not to? read more


The Northbrook Village Board narrowly passed an ordinance this week that requires sprinklers to be installed in new single-family homes and townhouses. read more 






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