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2013-03-14 20:22:06

Event celebrates the 25th anniversary of Illinois' First Home Fire Sprinkler Ordinance in Long Grove. ORLAND PARK, Ill., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 6, Dave Grupp, home fire sprinkler advocate and retired fire chief of the Long Grove Fire Protection District, was featured as the guest of honor at the Illinois NFPA 13D Residential Fire Sprinkler Symposium. Twenty-five years ago, Grupp helped the Village of Long Grove pass the first NFPA 13D home fire sprinkler...

2013-03-11 20:21:49

The early arrival of wildfire season reminds Southern California to protect the home or business with Fire Protection Group LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first two months of 2013 were uncharacteristically chilly, with occasional bouts of rain. In the last couple weeks, Los Angeles residents and those living in other Southern California counties have seen a rise in temperatures, with certain regions experiencing a dryer climate. Through perusing online weather...

2013-02-17 23:00:37

[317 Pages Report] Flame Retardant Chemicals Market report categorizes the global market on the basis of applications, product types and geography; forecasting volumes and revenues by analyzing trends. (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 The report “Flame Retardant Chemicals Market by Type, Application & Geography — Market Estimates up to 2017” published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global flame retardant chemicals market with analysis and forecasting of the...

2013-02-01 12:25:08

Ontario Government needs to focus on fire containment as well as sprinklers in proposed Fire Code and Building Code changes TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Mandatory sprinklers in Ontario retirement homes are a big step in the right direction but seniors also need the protection of more fire-resistant building material such as concrete block. This statement from construction and fire-safety representatives comes in response to proposed changes put forward by an Ontario Government task...

2013-01-11 20:22:00

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 7, a tragic fire caused by a Christmas tree swept through a single-family home in Rockford, killing four people: a 10-month-old baby, 13-year-old boy, a special-needs man in his 20s, and a woman in her 60s. Two other family members were able to escape, however, they had to be taken to a hospital to be treated. The fire marks eight total residential fire deaths in Illinois already this year. Tom Lia, executive director of the...

2013-01-08 20:20:47

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fire and other dangers are always a major concern, especially in Southern California. Fire Protection Group, Inc. is here to help businesses and individuals minimize that danger with highly informed consultation and leading edge fire protection services. Still, two recent news items are prime examples of how the media can put their focus on issues that may or may not be exaggerated but are, at the very least, good reminders of the need for taking...

2012-12-26 16:21:14

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Many homeowners and local establishments like to celebrate Christmas and New Years with a vivid display of lights and decorations wrapped about a Christmas tree or on the outside or inside of a building. Bringing a tree into your residence is a timeless holiday tradition; however, the presence of a douglas fir in the home, or elaborate, electronically-based decorations in a community center increases the chances of a fire. The National Fire...

2012-12-03 16:21:53

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the holidays and, for all kinds of businesses and residences, that means it's also time for holiday decorations. Fire Protection Group, Inc. is taking the opportunity to remind managers and owners that some decorations represent potential hazards and they need to remain vigilant. FPG Inc., which provides complete fire protection consulting services, has seen what happens when businesses don't heed this kind of advice and is taking the opportunity...

2012-11-29 12:31:49

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year ends with a crescendo for EPS Security (EPS), West Michigan's largest residential and commercial security company, as a result of four awards the company received earlier this month at the First Alert Professional Security Systems® Awards Banquet in Hollywood, Florida. EPS was recognized in four distinct categories, including awards in Technical, Life Safety, Community Service and Circle of Excellence areas. First Alert, a...

2012-11-02 15:20:59

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fire Protection Group Inc., providers of outstanding fire protection services for businesses and residences, has a thought for all who note with concern the yearly arrival of warm, dry Santa Ana winds which come and go with such alarming randomness each Southern California fall and winter. It's only natural to worry as the winds make fires of all kinds more likely. The good news is that the thoughtful use of outstanding protection systems backed up...