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Proposed NYC fire law would require ECS in high-rises

January 22, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—The city may mandate emergency communications systems in buildings higher than six stories after a man died in a high-rise fire this month while trying to escape down a smoke-filled stairway instead of remaining safely in his apartment.The measure, proposed by New York City Council member Corey Johnson, would apply to hundreds of existing buildings in the city if the council approves it. Corey's office estimated in mid-January that the council would receive the legislation proposal...

Bob Williams, emergency communications systems, high-rise buildings, Thomas Von Essen

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