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Pennsylvania town looks to replace old fire alarms

February 13, 2013SSN Staff

EMMAUS, Pa.—The city council in this Philadelphia suburb wants to do away with its 60-year-old Gamewell fire alarm system, according to a report from the East Penn News. The antiquated system, installed in 1953 and still connected to seven buildings, costs the town $455 a month to run. While the fire boxes run on an independent power supply and tend to keep working even when power outages occur, a recent study recommended that the houses get rid of the boxes and replace them with a modern...

Emmaus, fire alarm, firebox, Honeywell, Pennsylvania

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