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FL: Condos face decision on sprinklers

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

New state laws that no longer require condo associations to retrofit fire safety sprinklers in older high-rises — if most owners agree — have sparked safety concerns.
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Potting soil emerging as a fire hazard

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

In March, a massive fire destroyed a Calgary condominium complex, leaving at least 250 occupants homeless. The combustive culprit was a cigarette in a planter outside the complex. Recently there has been a spike in fires sparked by smoking materials in potting soil.
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