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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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Brett Springall states the monitoring firm completed its dispatch request to authorities 34 seconds after receiving alarm signal from retirement complex. SSI Staff · June 05, 2015

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. SSI Staff · June 04, 2015

The state’s alarm association tells its members a state senator has proposed two bills that could once again usher in monopolistic fire alarm monitoring by fire districts. Rodney Bosch · February 27, 2015

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling in favor of ADT, Alarm Detection Systems (ADS) and three other private alarm companies, stating that the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District (LWFPD) could not monopolize the fire alarm monitoring market. Ashley Willis · August 07, 2013

Following a years-long legal battle, a federal court issued a modified permanent injunction against the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District, which orders the district to cease all fire alarm monitoring activities. Ashley Willis · August 15, 2012

A new bill introduced this week in the Illinois legislature would authorize fire protection districts to operate fire alarm monitoring facilities and exempt such districts from anti-trust liability. Rodney Bosch · February 09, 2011



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