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Security Central CEO Says Firm ‘Not Responsible For Any Delay’ in Deadly Elder Facility Fire

Brett Springall states the monitoring firm completed its dispatch request to authorities 34 seconds after receiving alarm signal from retirement complex.


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Fire Protection Research Foundation Executive Director Casey Grant discusses current projects in support of the National Fire Protection Association’s life-safety mission in the latest Hot Seat. Rodney Bosch · May 26, 2015

Adopting several of these mass notification technologies will ensure everyone in your community has the information they need to stay safe during a crisis. By Michael Zuidema · May 25, 2015

Reliable Fire & Security President Debbie Horvath and Manager of Systems Service Vicki Caniecki talk differentiation amid the firm's 60th anniversary celebration. Scott Goldfine · May 24, 2015

An intrusion alarm, not a smoke detector, alerted a Virginia family of a house fire that completely destroyed the home. SSI Staff · May 23, 2015

Firefighters responded to a Michigan woman’s home at least seven times when complained about an odor coming from the nearby Sunoco Logistics crude oil tank farm. She was fined $2,800 by the township after authorities determined there was no hazard. SSI Staff · May 22, 2015

Security giant ADT has formed alliances with LG Electronics to develop and all-in-one smart security devices and Google’s Nest to integrate the Nest Learning Thermostat into ADT’s Pulse platform. SSI Staff · May 18, 2015

The Fire Safety Issue: NFPA Chicago Show Edition May 14, 2015

Chicagoland’s Reliable Fire & Security has spent six decades entrenching itself as a leading full-service provider. It is among a handful of specialists offering the gamut of fire detection and suppression solutions. Executive management of one of the industry’s most notable female-run firms talks trials, tribulations and triumphs. Scott Goldfine · May 13, 2015

As a leading place for people to congregate, attend school and special events, and participate in a variety of activities, houses of worship strive to be safe havens. A pair of church case studies spread the gospel of fire safety. SSI Staff · May 11, 2015

Security systems integrators need to be aware of appropriate mass notification system (MNS) message practices to help end user clients. Shane Clary · May 08, 2015




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