Kohl, Jay
May 2003
Fire Chief;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p28
Trade Publication
Discusses the installation of automatic fire sprinkler system at Rutgers University dormitories in New Jersey. Estimated cost of the retrofit project; Role of the university's Division of Public Safety in the project; Criteria used in sprinkler installation; Formation of community service officers for the project.


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