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2014-05-09 20:24:03

ORLAND PARK, Ill., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 7, a single fire sprinkler extinguished a kitchen fire in the Spinning Wheel Apartments high-rise building in Hinsdale. The fire occurred on the sixth floor of the 17-story building when a frying pan was left on the stove while the stove was left in the "on" position. According to Tim McElroy, assistant chief of the Hinsdale Fire Department, the fire sprinkler system allowed the woman and young child to escape safely...

2014-05-09 16:25:56

ORLAND PARK, Ill., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gregg Huennekens, CEO of USA Fire Protection, Lake Forest, Ill., received the Golden Sprinkler Award, the highest honor awarded by the National Fire Sprinkler Association at their Annual Meeting this week. The Golden Sprinkler Award recognizes individuals for their dedication to NFSA and the entire fire sprinkler industry. Huennekens has been involved with the NFSA for more than 25 years, participating on the board of directors at every...

2014-05-08 16:30:26

Fire Protection Group, Inc. offers outstanding services that significantly reduce the threat of fires for businesses and residents LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As an unusually dry and hot Southern California spring continues, phones have been ringing at Fire Protection Group, Inc. with inquiries about alarms, fire sprinkler inspection, and numerous related concerns. It was no surprise, as intense, dry, and very hot Santa Ana winds led last week to a strong brush fire in...

2014-04-25 20:22:07

The current drought raised fire danger in California to its highest level since the 1970s, but George Saadian's team at FPG, Inc. can provide life-saving measures. LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The temperate climate and bright sunny skies of California make it one of the most desirable states to live or visit. However, while in the midst of a three-year drought, the warm air and clear skies of SoCal become a dangerous liability, as the threat of fire grows...

2014-04-17 23:03:53

NorthStar now offers the Encore Products "Firefighter" hardware that turns any existing smoke detector into a monitored smoke detector. Orem, UT (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Following the International Security Conference in Las Vegas this past week, NorthStar announced its newest, most innovative monitored smoke detection hardware available for purchase, the "Firefighter" by Encore Products. NorthStar expects the Firefighter to be a popular monitored option since it is...

2014-04-04 23:02:55

Flame Retardant Chemicals Market report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/flame-retardant-chemicals-market-686.html) (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The report “Flame Retardant Chemicals Market by Type, Application & Geography – Market Estimates up to 2017”, defines and segments the global flame retardant chemicals market with...

2014-03-26 23:04:46

In order to develop the market for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, plastics and wood waste in South America, Africa and Asia, the Technokomplex company (http://www.tkomplex.ru) introduces new terms of cooperation, involving special prices for the pyrolysis plants in these regions. Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Technokomplex sets up a special price policy for the countries of South America, Africa and Asia, according...

2014-03-21 20:22:06

As we mourn the victims of the Upper Manhattan pipeline explosion, Southern California residents are comforted by the expertise of the team at Fire Protection Group, Inc. LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this month, people around the globe were shaken and saddened by news of a gas explosion that leveled two upper Manhattan buildings, causing the death of 8 people and injuring more than 70 others. As trusted providers of safety equipment like fire sprinklers and...

2014-03-14 20:22:01

Safety in buildings has remained one of the major priorities for construction companies and architects all over the world. OSLO, Norway, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Safety in buildings has remained one of the major priorities for construction companies and architects all over the world. New and modern practices in construction and building have set in place a number of safety measures designed to make buildings safer. The new measures cut across both public and private...

2014-03-07 20:22:46

Unusual Southern California weather patterns increase the risk of wildfire, so protect your property and those within your care with Global Fire Technologies, Inc. LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of Los Angeles and surrounding areas have always lived with a greater risk of fire than those in most cities, due to the city's high population and characteristically dry climate. That's why so many residents have come to trust the experts at Global Fire Technologies,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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