Fire marshal announces hearing on sprinkler issue in Springfield

The Office of the State Fire Marshal has announced it will hold a public hearing in Springfield on its proposed update of the state’s Life Safety Code.

The hearing will be 9 a.m. Aug. 6, 2013, at the fire marshal’s office at 1035 Stevenson Drive.

Those wishing to speak can sign up at the event and will get 10 minutes of time to make their case. Those presenting oral presentations are also encouraged to provide written testimony as well.

For those unable to attend the hearing, written (but not emailed) comments can be sent to:

Ken Wood, P.E., EFO
Fire Protection Engineer
Director, Division of Technical Services
Office of the State Fire Marshal
100 W. Randolph St.
Suite 4-600
Chicago, IL 60601

Faxes go to 312-814-3459.

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Jon Broadbooks is Director of Communications for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. He supervises and carries out the implementation of the communications programs for the Association. He directs and supervises the Communications staff. He is responsible for coordinating and implementing the public relations and media relations efforts for the Association and acts as spokesperson and liaison to the statewide news media. He serves as editor of online and print content for IAR communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts IAR spokesperson training seminars and oversees the operation of website development for the Association.

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