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Experts: Schools can prepare successfully for disasters like tornadoes

May 22, 2013Amy Canfield

YARMOUTH, Maine—What can a school do when a monstrous EF5 tornado is barreling down upon it, packing winds of at least 200 mph? Follow through on what should already have been practiced many times, school security experts say.Monday's huge tornado in Moore, Okla., struck two schools. It pulled off the roof of Plaza Towers Elementary, where classes were still in session, and knocked down its cinder-block walls. News reports Tuesday afternoon said seven students died there as a result. Briarwood...

Columbine, emergency preparedness, Moore, Newtown, Oklahoma, Physical Security, Plaza Towers Elementary, Tornado Alley

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Post tornado, ASG employees tout 2GIG severe weather alert

May 22, 2013Martha Entwistle

Yesterday afternoon I spoke to some Oklahoma-based employees of super-regional security company ASG Security. Thankfully, all employees and employee families are safe, according to Bob Ryan and Ralph Masino of ASG, but many were witnesses to the destruction that occurred May 20.   housesdestroyed.jpg   All touted ASG Connect, ASG's interactive home security panel which it OEMs from 2GIG. ASG provides the “Severe Weather Alert”� service (powered...

2GIG, ASG Security, Bobby Moore, Joshua Jones, Moore, Oklahoma, Ralph Masino, tornado

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Tornado spares CSG office in Oklahoma City

May 21, 2013Rich Miller

TULSA, Okla.—Monday's devastating tornado spared Central Security Group's office in Oklahoma City, but the homes of the branch manager's daughter and a CSG dealer were among the hundreds that were destroyed, CSG's Glenn Albers told Security Systems News on Tuesday.Albers, vice president of dealer operations for CSG, a full-service security provider based here, said the company was still attempting to contact all of its dealers in the area in the chaotic aftermath of the storm.“There are...

Central Security Group, CSG, Glenn Albers, Moore, Oklahoma City, SecureNet, Security Systems News (SSN), tornado

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