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Phone company seeks ordinance exemption

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2002

HONOLULU - The state's largest telephone company is hoping for an exemption from a year-old ordinance requiring it to retrofit its 17-story building with a fire sprinkler system.

The appeal comes as the Honolulu Fire Department readies this month to send out compliance letters, giving building owners five years to install sprinkler systems.

Fire, security firms named in lawsuit

Grinnell Fire and SecurityLink are named in a lawsuit where a fire destroyed a records keeping facility in Penn.
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11/01/2002

WILKES-BARRE, Penn. - Grinnell Fire Protection Services Co.

Delaware eyes statewide false fire alarm law

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11/01/2002

DOVER, Del. - In a potentially precedent setting move, the state of Delaware plans to consider next year whether to implement a statewide law governing false fire alarms.

Insurer: disabled smoke alarms common

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2002

HARTFORD, Conn. - Nearly 30 percent of adults said they had disconnected smoke alarms in their house and failed to reconnect the devices right away, according to a national survey sponsored by The Hartford, a property insurer.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2002

In-home fire deaths drop

QUINCY, Mass. - More than 3,000 deaths from fires in U.

Fire group seeks sprinkler tax break

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11/01/2002

DALLAS - A fire sprinkler organization is hoping to get a bill introduced in Congress that would provide federal tax breaks for property owners that install a sprinkler system in their buildings.

The American Fire Sprinkler Association has hired a lawyer with legislative experience to research in what form a tax incentive would be most helpful to the building community, said Steve Muncy, president of the AFSA.

RJA adds Sako to its N.Y. location

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11/01/2002

NEW YORK - Fire firm RJA Group has moved to larger offices here, providing the company with room to incorporate its security division Sako & Associates under the same roof.
Patrick Johnson, spokesman for RJA Group, said it marks Sako & Associates entrance into the New York market.

SimplexGrinnell to seek GSA Schedule for fire, security systems

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07/01/2002

WESTMINSTER, Mass.-SimplexGrinnell could be soon expanding the scope of its General Services Administration work, with an agreement now in the works for a GSA Schedule for fire and security systems.

NFPA elects new board members

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

QUINCY, Mass.-Four new members were elected to the NFPA Board of Directors to serve three-year terms.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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