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fire sprinkler legislation

Fatal Quebec fire renews call for sprinklers in old age homes

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02/14/2014

MARKHAM, Ontario—A fire at a retirement home in Quebec on Jan. 23 that killed an estimated 32 residents has spurred renewed calls for the government to mandate the retrofit of sprinklers into existing old age homes.

Sprinkler requirements in homes hot issue

Bills to prohibit communities from requiring home sprinklers proving controversial
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05/25/2011

CONCORD, N.H. and HELENA, Mont.—Legislation prohibiting municipalities in New Hampshire from requiring fire sprinkler systems in homes has passed the Legislature and is headed to the governor’s desk.