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Some urge sprinkler mandates across US after Honolulu fire

AP Photo/Marco Garcia HONOLULU (AP) — When Moon Yun Pellerin’s parents bought a 27th-floor apartment in a high-rise overlooking Waikiki about 15 years ago, they didn’t realize the wave-shaped building had no fire sprinklers. “We didn’t even consider it,” Pellerin said. But a week after a massive fire broke out one floor below her apartment, killing three neighbors, Pellerin and her family “definitely want sprinklers” installed – even if it means spending thousands of dollars. The Marco Polo Apartments were built in 1971, before … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Some…

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