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.
PITTSBURGH--SimplexGrinnell provided fire protection products for a Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness exercise that was conducted here on May 7.
Fire protection piping, valves and fire sprinkler heads from the company were used in a decontamination drill.
TAMPA--The Florida Legislature approved a bill in the beginning of May that affects fire safety in nursing homes, reported the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
The legislation requires all of the state's nursing homes to install automated fire sprinkler systems by Dec.
Tess talks to Carter Rierson, founder and president of Best Defense Security & Fire Protection, on the need for emergency communications systems in schools in light of school shootings and other emergencies. He advocates a multitiered approach and calls on fire and security manufacturers to work together to come up with ECS solutions that combine the best security and fire technologies.