March 6, 2013
A Texas door-to-door fire alarm salesman rescued an 18-year-old girl with Down Syndrome from a fire inside her home.
January 23, 2013
Notifier by Honeywell has launched a revamped Web site to make it easier for system designers and inspectors to access its fire alarm and emergency communications product information.
February 27, 2012
Siemens Building Technologies of Buffalo Grove, Ill., introduces two flexible, scalable and intelligent fire protection systems — the Cerberus PRO and Desigo Fire Safety.
September 1, 2010
UTC Fire & Security will break ground on a new Fire Innovation Test Center in Florida in December, the company announced Wednesday ...
August 26, 2010
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) United States Fire Administration (USFA) has issued a special report examining the characteristics of fires in vacant residential buildings.
August 21, 2010
Fire/life-safety product manufacturer STI has partnered with PSA Security Network to allow more than 300 electronic security systems integrators, in the United States and Canada, access to the company's line of more than 300 fire/security protective products ...
August 6, 2010
An important part of what makes fire/life-safety systems easy to sell is that municipal and county governments, by way of sanctioned building departments and knowledgeable inspectors, have established laws or ordinances mandating their installation and maintenance ...
August 3, 2010
Fire/life-safety products provider Fike Corp. has opened a new training facility that will provide distributors and customers hands-on training for Fike Fire Detection and Control products at the company's Blue Springs, Mo.-based headquarters.
July 30, 2010
The U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center has released two reports focusing on the causes and characteristics of fires in one- and two-family and multifamily residential buildings.
July 21, 2010
The Mentor-Protégé Program enhances the capability of 8(a) participants to compete successfully for federal government contracts
July 21, 2010
Videx of Corvallis, Ore. unveils the iBR9000, the latest reader in the iButton family. The small, lightweight data collector electronically documents safety checks and fire inspections.
July 21, 2010
Blue Springs, Mo.-based Fike Alarm Systems unveils the integrated voice evacuation and voice messaging system, a UL-Listed fire alarm solution.
July 15, 2010
Northford, Conn.'s Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell introduces a comprehensive line of wireless and hardwired audible notification solutions for wide area (outdoor) applications.
July 14, 2010
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Safety Educational Memorial Fund Committee has awarded scholarships to four fire safety students based on their contributions to fire safety activities, academic achievements, and leadership abilities.
June 30, 2010
Participants will learn proper techniques for configuring the layered mass notification system, setting up notification zones and creating notification profiles for weather emergencies, man-made disasters and other crisis response-evoking activities.
June 30, 2010
System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill.'s announces the FAAST fire alarm aspiration sensing technology, an aspirating detector that draws air samples into its sensor through a pipe network.
June 23, 2010
Silent Knight by Honeywell has introduced an IP communicator, which is designed to enable the transmission of fire alarm system information to a central monitoring station via any standard IP line.
June 16, 2010
The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) has rolled out the first of what school officials hope will be a network of five mass notification warning system speakers has been installed on the roof of Kerr Hall in the heart of the UCSB campus.
June 11, 2010
Despite a national push to require fire sprinkler systems in new hotels and motels, a study by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) found that many older hotels can legally avoid installing sprinklers.
June 9, 2010
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has presented John J. O'Sullivan with the esteemed 2010 Paul C. Lamb Award during the organizations 2010 conference.