Council panel defers measure on sprinklers in high-rises
By Gordon Y.K. Pang email@example.com
Aug. 23, 2017
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Bill 69, introduced on behalf of Mayor Kirk Caldwell last month after the Marco Polo condominium fire that left three dead and damaged about a third of the building’s 568 units, would require residential buildings on Oahu to be retrofitted with sprinkler systems within five years.
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“It appears, based on the input we received from the fire chief and the representatives of the Fire Department, not all buildings would have to be retrofitted within a five-year period.”