1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content



Stuart Tom

 
Faces of Fire
Stuart Tom, building official in Glendale, CA, says that since sprinklers have been required in Glendale, there have been no fire deaths or significant injuries in new construction.

Name: Stuart Tom, Building Official
Location: Glendale, California

 

Download this video of Stuart Tom.

Stuart Tom, Building Official for the City of Glendale, CA, where home fire sprinklers have been required in new construction of one- and two-family homes since 1986, talks about new California legislation that went into effect on January 1, 2011, that requires sprinklers in new construction in single-family homes state-wide. Mr. Tom says that since sprinklers have been required in Glendale, there has been no fire deaths or significant injuries in new construction.