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By - Richard Meier

A Tale of Two States, and Fire Sprinklers

In Alabama, a new law allows plumbers to install fire sprinklers after a 32 hour training course. Source: Twitter In Hawaii, developers succeeded in extending a state law that thwarts local authorities from adopting their own fire sprinkler requirements.  Their celebration party was cancelled after a fatal fire in a Honolulu hi-rise building with no sprinklers made the national

By - Richard Meier

Grenfell Tower Update

The following are some articles related to the Grenfell Tower fire in London… London fire: A visual guide to what happened at Grenfell Tower ‘Grenfell changes everything’: Shadow of high-rise fire looms across UK Grenfell Tower fire: Police considering manslaughter charges Hotpoint fridge freezer sparked Grenfell Tower fire Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire safety

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London Grenfell Towerblock Fire -is lawmaker failure to blame?

What happens when lawmakers ignore the work of fire investigators? Could this incredible tragedy be avoided? Here’s what we know now (11am EST): At just before 1am (London Time) this morning, a fire broke out on the 4th floor of a public housing tower in North Kensington, London, England.  The 24 -story Grenfell Tower, originally built in 1974, has approximately 120