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Nelson seeks insurance break for roof-top sprinklers

Nelson council wants the province and feds to petition insurance companies regarding roof-top sprinkler systems.

They will present a resolution at the upcoming Kootenay Boundary local governments convention.

It will call for home insurance premium reductions for homes that have an approved roof-top sprinkler system installed that combats wildfire risk.

Fire chief Len MacCharles says the equipment works.

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MacCharles says fire-smart practices like reducing growth and debris around a home is important and having a roof-top sprinkler system is a great asset.

He says his department will be doing more public education around the devices in the coming months.

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