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Los Angeles Fire Revives Push for Sprinklers

Codes, exemptions, and older high-rises   By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Residents displaced when flames tore through a 1960s-era Los Angeles apartment tower and injured 13 people this week are wondering why the management company didn’t ...

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No Sprinklers in Los Angeles High-Rise

Two firefighters injured in Los Angeles blaze     By BRIAN MELLEY and STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 25-story West Los Angeles apartment tower that caught fire, forcing firefighters to pluck stranded people from the rooftop ...

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Videos: San Francisco High-Rise Blaze

Firefighters battle blaze on floors 12 to 16     SAN FRANCISCO (San Francisco Chronicle) – San Francisco firefighters quickly jumped on a “very fierce” fire in a Financial District residential high-rise Monday afternoon, which displaced residents from 30 apartments. ...

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