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.
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.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Enterprise Electric has been awarded a $484,550 contract from the Air Force Space Command, Malmstrom Air Force Base, to repair a fire alarm system and install equipment receptacles in a building.
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.