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Massachusetts Town Discovers Buildings’ Fire, Security Alarms Are Lacking

The Princeton Board of Selectmen recently discovered that fire and security alarms installed in town buildings, including the police station, are not being monitored by a central monitoring station.


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An estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day residential fires occur annually in the United States, resulting in an average of 5 deaths, 25 injuries and $21 million in property loss ... November 02, 2010

Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell of Northford, Conn., has developed an addressable node expander (ANX) to expand the capacity of its E3 Series expandable emergency evacuation systems. SSI Staff · September 28, 2010

Blue Springs, Mo.-based Fike Alarm Systems unveils the integrated voice evacuation and voice messaging system, a UL-Listed fire alarm solution. SSI Staff · July 20, 2010

Silent Knight by Honeywell has introduced an IP communicator, which is designed to enable the transmission of fire alarm system information to a central monitoring station via any standard IP line. June 22, 2010

Silent Knight of Northford, Conn., introduces the IntelliKnight 5600 control panel, a 25-point addressable fire alarm system. SSI Staff · May 30, 2010

St. Louis-based Potter Electric Signal Co. introduces two 120V indoor/outdoor weatherproof strobe options. SSI Staff · May 23, 2010

Annual report addresses fire/life-safety market's trends, technologies, controversies, codes and opportunities. Learn how fire systems contractors can continue to build on a 20-year run of declining incidents, deaths and injuries. May 05, 2010

What do fire alarms and barbed-wire fences have in common? Stay tuned … April 30, 2010

Fire sprinklers reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a fire by 98 percent, according to a study conducted by the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) and FM Global. April 14, 2010

Cooking is the leading cause of winter residential building fires (36 percent), followed by heating (23 percent). Winter residential building fires usually occur during the early evening hours, peaking from 5 to 8 p.m. March 09, 2010




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