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Hinsdale Fire Department Transforms Home for Fire Sprinkler Demonstration

On May 17, the Hinsdale Fire Department hosted a public demonstration that displayed the effectiveness of fire sprinklers in battling a staged interior fire in an actual home in Hinsdale. With the vacant house scheduled for demolition to make way for a new house, the new owner of the property, Donald Mershon, offered the...
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Municipalities Ring in 2011 with New Fire Sprinkler Requirements

With a new year comes a new batch of Illinois jurisdictions enacting fire sprinkler requirements designed to increase the life safety of residents, building occupants and firefighters. Currently, seventy-two communities in Illinois have residential fire sprinkler requirements and over 180 communities have adopted stricter standards over the model codes set by the International Code...
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