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Elderly Residents in Wisconsin Billed $7K for False Fire Alarms

Two elderly residents living in the same senior apartment complex in Pewaukee, Wis., have each received bills of more than $7,000 for false fire alarms. The 88-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit against…

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Q: Now that there are many alarm panels with the CP-01 false alarm rating, I am finding it more difficult to keep up on which manufacturer’s alarm panel has the CP-01 rating. Is there any one location I can check to see ... September 30, 2007

At this very moment, scores of fires are raging across the United States. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a new structural fire ignites every 60 seconds ... August 31, 2006

The false alarm problem is one of the most serious issues facing the electronic security industry. Remote video for the purpose of video verification is a promising response tool that not only aids security dealers in the fight against crime, but also reduces false alarms while providing an additional source of recurring revenue. Still a significant number of alarm dealers have failed to buy into the technology. September 30, 2005

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