Wisconsin officials can't enforce fire sprinklers rule

  • Source: WMTV-TV NBC 15 Madison
  • Published: 08/17/2017 07:51 AM

Wisconsin officials say a state law prevents them from enforcing a fire sprinklers rule that fire officials say is one of the best ways to save lives. The 7-year-old rule requires sprinklers be installed into new apartment buildings that have between three and 20 units. A spokesman for the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the rule is more restrictive than a state law approved in 2011.


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