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LAFD to Provide Free Smoke Alarms to Residents

The Los Angeles Fire Department will offer the free smoke alarms in an effort to reduce deadly residential fires.


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The advanced multi-criteria fire detector by System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., combines four separate detection methods into one product. SSI Staff · May 24, 2011

Potter Electric Signal Co. of St. Louis releases the PFC Series, IP-based addressable fire panels with a full complement of modules, detectors, notification devices and voice evacuation systems. SSI Staff · May 10, 2011

Annual report points up the need for installing security and fire systems contractors to be diligent in providing the latest life-safety products to residential customers. Discover how regular maintenance services and education are helping reduce
fire fatalities. May 08, 2011

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

System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill.'s announces the FAAST fire alarm aspiration sensing technology, an aspirating detector that draws air samples into its sensor through a pipe network. SSI Staff · June 29, 2010

Despite a national push to require fire sprinkler systems in new hotels and motels, a study by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) found that many older hotels can legally avoid installing sprinklers. June 10, 2010

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

During 2003-2007, U.S. fire departments responded to approximately 380,000 home fires a year. The fires caused a large number of civilian deaths and an average of 13,160 reported civilian fire injuries. Additionally, the fires produced $6.4 billion in direct property damage. May 27, 2010

The fire protection industry is an ever-changing environment. If it were not, fire codes would remain the same year after year, cycle after cycle, and our job would be less complicated. Oftentimes, changes occur in the fire protection industry because of advances in fire detection technology, while ... April 30, 2008

In the aftermath of October firestorms that torched the Southern California landscape, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION spoke with several industry executives to discuss the impact on their ... November 30, 2007




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