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Feb 24, 2016, 14:21 ET Two Unsprinklered Chicago High-Rises Experience Fires on Same Day

 Last night, a fire occurred in the unsprinklered high-rise at 5421 South Cornell Drive in Chicago. Two elderly people were taken to the...


Feb 24, 2015, 17:13 ET Park Ridge Home and Homeowners Saved by Fire Sprinkler System

 On the morning of February 21, two fire sprinklers quickly extinguished a flash fire at a single-family home in Park Ridge. According to Park...


Feb 19, 2015, 17:43 ET Fire Sprinkler Controls Fire at Skilled Nursing Facility in Des Plaines, Proving Value of Federal Rule

 This morning, a single fire sprinkler controlled a mattress fire at Ballard Rehabilitation, a skilled nursing facility at 9300 Ballard Road in...


Mar 26, 2014, 13:13 ET Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board: Misinformed Chicago Aldermen Sharing False Information with Public about High-Rise Fire Sprinkler Requirements

- Yesterday, at least two Chicago aldermen, James Cappleman (46th Ward) and Tom Tunney (44th Ward), sent an e-blast to their constituents...


Feb 20, 2014, 15:32 ET Fire Sprinklers Extinguish Fire in Chicago High School Cooking Class, Highlighting the Importance of School Fire Safety

Yesterday, a fiery explosion occurred during a demonstration in a cooking class at Northside College Prep High School in Chicago. The fire...