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Post-9/11 protections

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

NEW YORK--Verizon Communications moved last month into its newly restored headquarters at 140 West Street in lower Manhattan that includes an enhanced building fire alarm system and fire-command station and a new fire suppression system.
One of the first art deco skyscrapers in the city, the building, which was completed in 1926, was badly damaged on Sept.

City loans $ for sprinklers

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01/01/2006

ANNAPOLIS, Md.--The "Black Friday" fire here that destroyed a historic building has sparked interest in a new city program that provides low-interest loans to building owners who want to install sprinkler systems.

Sprinkler inspections advised in Alaska

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

JUNEAU, Alaska--As 2005 drew to a close, Fire Marshal Richard Etheridge urged owners of buildings equipped with sprinklers to get systems inspected, according to a news report from the Juneau Empire.
The 2005 annual inspections, required by state law, were complete in only half of the city's 200 sprinklered buildings by the end of October.

Push for monitored extinguisher use succeeds

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12/01/2005

SOUTH KITSAP, Wash.--Vandals' costly tampering with fire extinguishers is one of the reasons fire marshals here led the charge to change inspection requirements for electronically monitored fire extinguishers from once-a-year to once-every-three years.

Midwest finds success in construction market

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12/01/2005

DES MOINES, Iowa--Growing at a rate of 20 percent per year for the past five years has earned Midwest Alarm Service "diamond distributor" recognition from Notifier Fire Systems, a division of Honeywell, at the distributors' annual conference, Oct 11.
Midwest Alarm does much of its business in the construction market, said Dustin Smyth, president of the company.

It's Normal: State Farm co-promotes sprinklers

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12/01/2005

NORMAL, Ill.-- State Farm Insurance officials said their successful collaboration here with sprinkler advocates, a manufacturer, and a local installer to provide fire sprinklers for six Habitat for Humanity homes will spur them to look for opportunities elsewhere in the country to do the same thing.

Grants pleasant for fire department

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

PLEASANT HILLS, Pa.--Sens.

Fire equipment check urged

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

DENTON, Texas--Following two suspicious church fires, the Denton Fire Department on Nov. 11 warned local church officials to be vigilant and to ensure that fire alarms and fire suppression equipment are in good working order, according to a report from NBC 5 KXAS.

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SSN News Poll November 2016

ASIS International's 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits sparked a lot of conversations about the technologies and issues within the industry today. Which technologies were most talked about, and what are the industry's biggest challenges?