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NFPA against proposal to allow fire extinguishers in kitchens in lieu of fire sprinklers

April 23, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

QUINCY, Mass.—A proposal to exempt homes with just a fire extinguisher in the kitchen from an International Residential Code requirement that all new homes have fire sprinklers is tragically misguided, according to a spokeswoman for the National Fire Protection Association's Fire Sprinkler Initiative. The International Code Council is slated to consider the amendment during ICC committee action hearings, set to run April 21 to April 30 in Dallas. But Maria Figueroa, Fire Sprinkler...

International Residential Code, Maria Figueroa, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), The Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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