"Regularly updating our safety documents is an important step in safeguarding the citizens of Utah," says Park City Fire Marshal Scott Adams, who also serves as the chair of the Utah Fire Prevention Board. "These new adoptions of NFPA requirements will help us ensure that we are doing everything we can to protect and secure the quality of life in Utah."
Utah Adopts Key NFPA Code and Standards
May 3, 2003
Utah adopted the latest editions of five National Fire Protection Association safety documents. The 2002 editions of NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers; NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems; NFPA 13D, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes; NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and including Four Stories in Height; and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code became effective March 18. Each document is an element of the Comprehensive Consensus Codes set being developed by NFPA and other leading code developers.