HI Officials Discuss Sprinklers in Wake of Deadly Blaze

Firefighters and condominium owners Tuesday met before a City Council committee for the first time since the July 14 Marco Polo fire left three people dead, discussing potential incentives for, as well as obstacles in the way of, retrofitting aging residential towers with sprinkler systems.  The Executive Matters and Legal Affairs Committee, meanwhile, moved out Resolution 17-195, calling on Mayor Kirk Caldwell to convene a residential fire safety advisory committee in hopes of avoiding a repeat of the Marco Polo tragedy. The resolution will now likely be approved by the full Council at its August meeting   Read the article…………..

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