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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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Fire Systems Installation

Stampsco one of OK City's top 50 companies

September 1, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

OKLAHOMA CITY—Since the start of the economic recession, Stampsco, a fire and life safety company based here, has more than doubled its revenues, nearly tripled its office space, and has twice as many employees, according to company president and CEO Rodney Stamps. Stampsco's rapid growth has led to its recently being selected by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce as one of the top 50 fastest-growing private companies in the metropolitan area in 2011. Business has “just...

NICET, Oklahoma, Rodney Stamps, Stampsco

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