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Village of Bloomingdale Becomes One of the Latest Illinois Communities to Require Fire Sprinklers In All New Homes

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The Village of Bloomingdale recently upgraded its code to the 2018 International Residential Code, which includes installing fire sprinklers in all new one- and two-family homes.

Building Commissioner Mike Gricus played a vital role in making sure village board members understood the importance of home fire sprinklers during the process of adopting the code. “They are well informed and safety […]

Tinley Park Offers Valuable Grant Program to Help Local Businesses Improve Safety in Older Downtown Buildings

Tinley Park, IL – In an effort to  assure the long-term viability of the community and improve the safety of its older buildings, the village of Tinley Park offers its Downtown Tinley Grant Program to help achieve a signature downtown to benefit all who use it.

Part of this program, launched in 2018, is the Code Compliance Grant. Its primary purpose is to incentivize property owners of older buildings to install […]

Bloomingdale Fire Protection District Requires Fire Sprinklers In All New Homes

Bloomingdale FPD Bloomingdale FPD Board: (left to right); Gary Kostal, Fire Marshal; Tim Deutschle, President; Matthew Beyer, Fire Chief; Robert Gaseor, Treasurer; William Wolff, Secretary and Richard Kurka, Deputy Fire Chief.

In an effort to protect their residents and first responders from the dangers of house fires, the Bloomingdale Fire Protection District (BFPD) adopted an NFPA 13D fire sprinkler ordinance for all […]

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