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THE ILLINOIS STATE FIRE MARSHAL IS URGING COLLEGE STUDENTS TO “LOOK UP”.

THE “LOOK UP” CAMPAIGN FOCUSES ON FIRE SAFETY ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES…AND IN OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING. FIRE MARSHAL LARRY MATKAITIS SAYS THIS PROBABLY ISN’T A TOP PRIORITY FOR MOST STUDENTS…BUT MAKING SURE SMOKE DETECTORS ARE WORKING AND CANDLES AREN’T LEFT BURNING, CAN SAVE LIVES. HE SAYS THOUSANDS OF POSTERS AND FLYERS ARE BEING HANDED OUT THIS MONTH AT COLLEGES ACROSS ILLINOIS.

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STATE LAW NOW REQUIRES EXISTING DORMS AND FRATERNITY AND SORORITY HOUSES TO HAVE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS INSTALLED BY A CERTAIN DATE.

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