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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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Forty-Two Sprinkler Demonstrations in One Day at Ravinia Festival

Thank you to Colin and Dan from the Wilmette Fire Department for assisting the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board on May 1 with a total of 42 demonstrations in the fire sprinkler demonstration trailer at the Ravinia Festival venue in Highland Park.  
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Residential Fire Sprinkler Ordinances Flourishing This Year In Illinois

Already ahead of the pace in 2009, this year looks to be another successful one for communities passing NFPA 13D residential fire sprinkler ordinances. Earlier this year in January, we reported passage of the first downstate residential fire sprinkler ordinance in Normal and since then there has been a flood of others following suit....
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Wilmette Passes Fire Sprinkler Ordinance Due To Concerns With Lightweight Construction

Officials from Wilmette, Illinois, passed the village’s first residential fire sprinkler ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in all new homes that are being built with lightweight construction. With the passage of this ordinance, the Village of Wilmette becomes the 67th jurisdiction in Illinois to pass residential fire sprinkler legislation. Wilmette’s residential fire sprinkler ordinance is...
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