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2014-02-25 16:30:24

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 26 years since the Village of Long Grove enacted fire sprinkler requirements for new construction homes, Illinois now has 92 communities with such requirements. Many of those communities' officials attended a special meeting at Lewis University's Oak Brook campus this February. Local fire and building officials discussed their home fire sprinkler requirements and shared information about why those requirements play an important...

2014-02-25 08:34:23

Frana Companies and CMP Development needs a fire sprinkler system installed for housing near University of Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Frana Companies and CPM Development have selected Brothers Fire Protection for its new 333 unit housing project called WaHu Student Housing. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/MN70719) Brothers Fire Protection is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Frana Companies and CPM Development to...

2014-02-20 16:25:17

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, a fiery explosion occurred during a demonstration in a cooking class at Northside College Prep High School in Chicago. The fire occurred when students ignited a gas burner to heat hot chocolate. According to Chicago Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford, the fire shot up to the ceiling and the school's fire sprinkler system quickly extinguished it. Although five students were injured in the explosion, it could have...

2014-02-17 12:26:41

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Condo owners of the 42-story high-rise at 2626 North Lakeview Avenue in Chicago recently instituted the city's first full smoking ban in a high-rise condominium building, effective since January 31. The motive for the ban comes from the unsprinklered high-rise's recent fire history: a double-fatal fire in January 2007, a fire in October 2012, and a fire causing injury to a resident in March 2013. Smoking materials caused at least two of...

2014-02-07 08:26:19

Engineered Corrosion Solutions, LLC (ECS) is proud to introduce the patent pending ECS In-Line Corrosion Detector (ILD) for in-situ corrosion monitoring in wet, dry, and preaction fire sprinkler systems. ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Engineered Corrosion Solutions, LLC (ECS) the preeminent provider of corrosion management products and services for fire sprinkler systems is proud to introduce the patent pending ECS In-Line Corrosion Detector (ILD) for in-situ...

2014-01-24 16:22:32

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cold temperatures are upon us. Fire prevention bureaus and building departments can save their communities money in repairs and water damage by reminding local residents and businesses to simply check to be sure their fire sprinkler systems are protected for the colder weather temperatures, especially below freezing. The Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board recommends an effective freeze-up prevention program that includes the...

2013-12-13 23:01:09

New duct work offers many benefits. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Master Fire Prevention Systems has announced it will now be providing a different type of stainless steel duct work. Recent legislation in New York State has required a different type of stainless steel duct work with less maintenance, and less labor to install it. The new line of stainless steel duct work is UL-listed and ETL-listed, and New York Fire Department approved. Basically, UL and ETL are stamps of...


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