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Officials Say Fire Safety Updates Needed for Chicago High-Rises

Officials from Chicago, Illinois, are looking to expedite fire safety updates for high-rise buildings in the city, according to a report from the Chicago Tribune. The report indicates that the city intends to accelerate the process of bringing older high-rise structures into compliance by applying tougher fire safety standards which were adopted in 2004.  An earlier report from the ChicagoTribune detailed how hundreds of residential towers in the city have still have not even submitted, according to the Tribune report. The 2004 fire safety ordinance was adopted as a result of a fire that killed six people in the Cook County Administration Building in 2003. Fire department...

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