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Members vote to require sprinkler protection

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

LAS VEGAS--In early June at the NFPA World Safety Conference & Exposition, association members voted to adopt the 2006 edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, which is the first model code in the United States to require automatic sprinkler detection in new one- and two-family dwellings.
The sprinkler provision was added to the code due to the high number recorded residential death in fires each year and the cost-effectiveness of residential sprinklers.

Megacity acquires Crouch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

DAYTON, Ohio--Full-service fire protection firm Megacity Fire Protection acquired Crouch Fire & Safety Products in late February--a deal that expands Megacity Fire's product line, according to the Dayton Business Journal.
The acquisition added $700,000 in annual sales and seven new employees, according to the publication.

Firm's tech used in terrorism drill

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

PITTSBURGH--SimplexGrinnell provided fire protection products for a Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness exercise that was conducted here on May 7.
Fire protection piping, valves and fire sprinkler heads from the company were used in a decontamination drill.

Firm studies with BuildingReports.com

System integrator ArCom adds fire alarm reporting service to mix
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06/01/2005

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--ArCom, a systems integrator and fire system installer here, became a provider of BuildingReports.

Engineered Software updates sprinkler program

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

LACEY, Wash.--Engineered Software released an upgrade to its flagship Pipe-Flo Professional product.

Legislature passes nursing home sprinkler bill

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

TAMPA--The Florida Legislature approved a bill in the beginning of May that affects fire safety in nursing homes, reported the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
The legislation requires all of the state's nursing homes to install automated fire sprinkler systems by Dec.

City to require sprinklers in new multi-family units

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

WASHINGTON, Pa.--Beginning this summer, all new multi-family buildings here will be required to have fire sprinklers.

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