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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.

RadioShack calls on Fire System Design for project

By Jeffrey Sanders, managing editor
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

HURST, Texas--When RadioShack set out to build its new headquarters in Fort Worth, the company had questions about the look and feel of its new fire detection system. Fire Systems Design had the answers.

NFPA announces fire week theme

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

QUINCY, Mass.--The National Fire Protection Association announced the theme of Fire Prevention Week 2005, which begins October 9, is candle safety in the home.

Firms release PyroSim

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

MANHATTAN, Kan.--Thunderhead Engineering, in conjunction with Rolf Jensen & Associates, released last month a software package that enhances the features of computer fire model program Fire Dynamics Simulator.

Co. builds engineered systems div.

The Protection Bureau expands division to be able to offer a variety of services to clients
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07/01/2005

EXTON, Pa.--Looking to build its business by offering a full line of services, The Protection Bureau began expanding its engineered systems division in mid-May.

Proposal seeks to amend fire code

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

PROVIDENCE, R.I.

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.

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