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US resi smoke detector market to hit $600 million

March 18, 2016Spencer Ives

LONDON—Between 2016 and 2020 the residential market for smoke detectors will grow, according to a recent Technavio report, and technological trends in the market will shift dramatically.“The market size for the residential smoke detector market, specifically for the U.S., stands close to around $400 million,” Sayani Roy, Technavio industry analyst, told Security Systems News. “By 2020, it is expected to hit around $600 million,” she said. Technavio is estimating a...

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Lack of detectors = tragic Christmas fire lesson

December 29, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

The early morning Christmas Day house fire in Connecticut that took the lives of three little girls and their grandparents is an event sad beyond all words. And adding to the sadness is a report that the century-old Victorian mansion's smoke detectors weren't working as the blaze—which officials say was caused by fireplace embers that were improperly disposed of—raced through the wood structure as everyone was sleeping around 3 a.m. I can't help imagining a totally different outcome if...

Christmas, fire, Madonna Badger. Connecticut, smoke detectors, Stamford


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