Fire Marshal

State Fire Marshal Withdraws Sprinkler ProposalThe Illinois Fire Marshal said Friday he's shelving a plan that would have required sprinklers to be added to older high-rise apartment buildings as well as all new-home construction.
Fire Marshal's Absence Sparks Anger From Condo Owners At MeetingAn angry capacity crowd turned out for a town hall meeting Wednesday night at Roosevelt University on new state fire code requirements that would force older high-rises to install costly sprinkler systems.
Fire That Destroyed Whiting Building Was Apparent ArsonIndiana state fire marshals ruled the Jan. 20 fire at a 117-year-old building at 119th and Sheridan in Whiting, Ind., was caused by ignitable liquid on the floor of the dress shop on the first floor, and have handed over the case to police.