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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.

Report charts fire deaths by state

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2002

QUINCY, Mass. - A state-by-state analysis of fire death patterns by the National Fire Protection Association shows fire deaths have dramatically decreased since the 1980s, but death rates vary greatly depending on the state.

Texas fabricator expands with second site

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12/01/2002

WHITESBORO, Texas - A family-run sprinkler fabricator here has bought the equipment assets of another Texas company and is using that location to broaden its geographic reach and physical space.

Texas Manufacturing Co.

Former Central Sprinkler exec gets accused of insider trading

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12/01/2002

LANDSDALE, Pa. - The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a lawsuit against a former senior officer at Central Sprinkler Corp.

FEMA, NFPA strike equipment interoperability discussion

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12/01/2002

WASHINGTON - A group of federal officials, security and fire trade associations and other organizations with interests in the fire equipment realm will meet sometime this month to continue an industry dialogue on how different types of fire equipment work together in emergency situations.

The meeting, which will be hosted by the National Fire Protection Association, is a follow-up to a meeting held in early October, said Julie Reynolds, an NFPA spokesperson.

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.

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.

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