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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.

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.

Certification fails by one vote

CSAA to file appeal with NFPA council for July meeting
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07/01/2002

MINNEAPOLIS-Despite more than a year of rallying members to vote for the passage of NFPA 72-381, a proposal that would require that fire alarms be certified, failed by only one vote, 80-81. At least one alarm industry organization said it plans to file an appeal.

New AFAA group formed in central Virginia

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07/01/2002

LAKE MARY, Fla.-A new member group that encompasses fire companies in the central Virginia area has formed as a member association of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association, the AFAA's 25th such member organization.

Groups urge approval for codes

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

MINNEAPOLIS-Members of the National Fire Protection Association were set to vote on several changes to the NFPA fire alarm code at the NFPA World Safety Conference in May, changes which the two major trade associations of the alarm industry were urging its members to support.

Under Proposal 381, changes were made to part of NFPA 72 that deals with remote station fire alarm systems by the NFPA's Supervising Station Fire Alarm Systems Technical Committee.

Wackenhut deal final after shareholders' vote

Business now owned by Danish company after 48 years of Wackenhut family ownership
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06/01/2002

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.-Though an 48-year run as a family owned business ended for the Wackenhut Corp.

Las Vegas fire policy still under review

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06/01/2002

LAS VEGAS-More than two months after meeting to discuss the Las Vegas Fire and Rescue's controversial verified response policy, officials at the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the LVFR are reviewing details of the policy to try to reach common ground.

Leaders of the NBFAA, the LVFR and the Nevada Association of Security Professionals met at the ISC Expo in March and established a dialogue.

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