Nov 30th, 2017

Indiana building safety agency challenging local efforts to require carbon monoxide detectors

The Porter County Board of Commissioners gave final approval earlier this month to a requirement that all new residential construction include carbon monoxide alarms.

But the necessary approval from the Indiana Fire Prevention & Building Safety Commission is anything but certain if the county has the same type of experience as other area communities that have voted to require the safety devices, including LaPorte, Chesterton and Michigan City.

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