Battery-operated smoke detectors weren’t sufficient to save about 30 dogs who perished in a January kennel fire near West Chicago.

State Rep. Diane Pappas says the outcome could have been less devastating had the two-story building been equipped with more advanced fire safety measures.

Illinois lawmakers now are considering legislation to require pet boarding businesses to install a fire alarm system that automatically notifies first responders when it’s activated.
– PUB DATE: 3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Illinois Daily Herald
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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