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Five Illinois Towns Adopted Codes That Require Fire Sprinklers in New Single-Family Homes

Wauconda, Palatine, Elk Grove Village, Rock Island, and Lake Forest upgraded their codes or passed ordinances during 2018 requiring fire sprinklers in all new construction homes. That brings the list of towns and districts with NFPA 13D requirement to 110. According to the NFPA, a house fire can become deadly in less than two...
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Successful Activations (Summer 2016 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   September 2016   Extended Stay America Gurnee Fire Department The fire sprinkler system in the hotel extinguished a trash can fire in a third-floor room. A small dog was found safe and no person was present in the...
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Successful Activations (Spring/Summer 2015 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   August 2015   Stevenson Hall (Eastern Illinois University) Charleston Fire Department The fire sprinkler system in the dormitory quickly doused a fire that began due to the unattended burning of incense in a closet in a fifth-floor room....
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Successful Activations (February 2013 Edition)

Successful Activations (February 2013 Edition)

Download a sprinkler save report to record your fire department’s latest successful fire sprinkler activations.   February 2013   Warehouse Des Plaines Fire Department Two fire sprinklers held a fire in check that began in a shelving area in the warehouse, which contains multiple business in on two floors and a basement. Damage was...
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Successful Activations (Fall 2010 Edition)

August 2010 KDM Carpentersville Fire Department A machine fire at the custom printing company was put out by the building’s fire sprinkler system before the fire department arrived. Northwest Herald July 2010 Lieberman Center Skokie Fire Department One fire sprinkler controlled and extinguished a fire in one of the nursing home’s bathrooms where an...
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