The General Assembly passed legislation authorizing the state Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission to develop temporary stage equipment regulations.
The changes aim to prevent another event like last year’s State Fair stage collapse.
The bill directs the state Fire Marshall’s office to develop regulations for outdoor stage equipment within 60 days.
Every year the State Fire Marshall’s Office inspects haunted houses to make sure any frightening is done safely.
State officials make sure there’s a big difference between feeling scared and actually being in danger.
Sixty-five counties in Indiana are now under burn bans.