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Fire Official: Alarm Monitoring Firm Contacted Fire Authorities 2 Hours After Blaze Started

Authorities say a 911 call reveals that Security Central called for dispatch two hours after a fire started at the Marshall Square Retirement Community in Georgia.


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High profile incidents are fueling greater demand than ever before for mass notification systems (MNS). Find out how new technologies, standards, designs, installation techniques and practices are helping fire/life-safety solution providers grow their MNS business and help clients better deal with emergencies.  April 30, 2013

Getting people bombarded by today’s constant cacophony of sounds and stimuli to react to fire alarms with the urgency for which they were intended has become a critical challenge. Drawing their attention when it means the most demands providers strictly adhere to code and design and install systems to meet stringent requirements. April 30, 2013

After a fire marshal placed the sports arena at Northwestern State University of Louisiana under fire watch, administrators took quick action to resolve the issue. A local fire systems provider came up with a temporary fix prior to renovating the facility with an advanced fire alarm and emergency communications system.  April 30, 2013

Offering fire system inspections and compliance assurance not only elevates safety but delivers contractors a host of benefits. They include: increasing customer retention; uncovering upsell opportunities; making cash flow predictable and the business appealing to creditors/investors; reducing false alarms and ingratiating first responders; and increasing the enterprise’s long-term value.

April 30, 2013

Installing security and fire systems contractors too often leave the profits from selling service agreements for other competitors to procure from their clientele. Learn how marketing a service sales strategy can generate consistent recurring revenue from existing customers, as well create new ones April 30, 2013

It would be a business sin for any fire/life-safety installing company to pass up the opportunity to administer a service agreement to monitor a newly installed fire alarm system. April 30, 2013

The new St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center located in Twin Falls, Idaho, has installed a state-of-the art fire detection system that integrates with other security and life safety systems to minimize disruptions to unaffected areas. April 24, 2013

Sharing knowledge, wisdom and experiences is the path to continuing to move fire and life safety forward. This goes for innovating products, saving lives and reducing injuries and property loss, as well as running more successful businesses. That’s why conferences like NFPA’s recent Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Symposium (SUPDET) are so important. . By Shane Clary · April 02, 2013

Emergency communications solution provider Code Blue Corp. has hired Mike Roark as regional sales manager for western North America. March 25, 2013

SSI’s latest research shows 10% of fire/life-safety systems contractors are involved in the installation, inspection or testing of consumer electronic (CE) devices. For those providers willing to gain the expertise, sprinkling offers a solid growth opportunity. By Shane Clary · March 06, 2013




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