Gov. Scott Walker administration scales back fire sprinkler rule in second reversal on issue

  • Source: journal sentinel
  • Published: 08/18/2017 12:00 AM

Gov. Scott Walker’s administration has determined it cannot enforce a 7-year-old requirement that fire sprinklers be put in new apartment buildings with three to 20 units — a rule that fire officials contend is one of the best ways to save lives. The development comes six months after an administration official pledged to keep the rule in place.


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