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New $2M Hawaii State Capitol Fire Alarm System Plagued by False Alarms

Installed in January, the new fire alarm was supposed to alleviate nuisance alarms that were common with the Capitol’s legacy system.

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Installed in January, the new fire alarm was supposed to alleviate nuisance alarms that were common with the Capitol’s legacy system. SSI Staff · March 18, 2015

The University of Michigan Regents approved fire alarm system upgrades for University Hospital and Taubman Health Care Center at a meeting on May 17. May 30, 2012

The Northwest Central Dispatch (NWCD) will monitor all new commercial fire alarm systems here, eliminating central station monitoring, according to a plan approved by the Mt. Prospect Board of Trustees. January 10, 2012

Despite its stunning location on the cool, clear waters of picturesque Clear Lake in El Lago, Texas, the high-rise residences of Endeavour are an extremely hot property. How hot? October 31, 2008

The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) has been joined by the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) in its ongoing efforts to educate government officials, agencies and the public about fire/life-safety issues. May 12, 2008

A building's appeal is based on its reputation for providing a safe, secure and convenient environment for its occupants. The safety equipment installed in a building varies by the size of the building, its height, age and use. April 30, 2008

In the early morning hours of Dec. 27, 2003, an accidental fire pillaged through a boys summer camp in Naples, Maine. The camp was temporarily closed through the winter season. The fire alarm system had failed, propagating the blaze to burn for nearly an hour before the inferno was detected by the building supervisor and only then were the local fire authorities notified. April 30, 2008

Fire-Lite Alarms, part of Honeywell's Life Safety group, announces its first annual Best-of-the-Best calendar competition. Customers are invited to promote their company and their most unique fire alarm installations in a search to find the most dedicated installers worldwide. August 14, 2007

The recent number of fatal fires on college campuses across the United States has been disturbing news to parents, school administrators, fire officials and the public. Fortunately, such tragedy was averted at the University of Rio Grande in Ohio. When a blaze ignited in one of the school's dormitories, all 72 students inside were safely evacuated. April 30, 2002

The term integration is currently being heard throughout the electronics industry, particularly associated with software-based systems. However, the integration of fire and security systems has been around for years, making a small yet vital mark in the systems integration market. April 30, 2001