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2013-10-17 12:23:40

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years have passed since six people died in a high-rise fire that did not have fire sprinklers at the Cook County Administration Building, 69 W. Washington, October 17, 2003. The City has since established additional fire- and life-safety measures to prevent future tragedies in commercial high-rise buildings. The nonprofit Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) questions the safety of occupants who live in...

2013-10-10 16:27:46

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 9, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and the Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) announced the indictment of Sourin Babayan, owner of SDB Construction, on 42 felony counts. A majority of the counts were attributed to taking employees' money and "recording a false and forged instrument" on public works projects as well as sentencing enhancements for property damages and/or loss of more than $65,000,...

2013-10-03 16:24:13

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials in the Illinois fire service are predicting a dramatic uptick in intentionally set fires in the state of Illinois through October, stating that the fires will be widespread through dozens of communities. Studies have been able to pinpoint the locations of where the fires will occur and even the dates on which they will occur. Fire officials ask that community members in the following locations (and potentially more locations) stay...

2013-09-30 23:22:44

When operating a fire extinguisher, it's important to remember the 'PASS' method. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Portable fire extinguishers are good for containing or putting out small fires until emergency services arrive on the scene. That’s why Amica Insurance is offering tips for the proper use of fire extinguishers in the event of a fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), however, you should only use a portable fire extinguisher...

2013-09-30 23:00:08

A DIY sprinkler company now provides homeowners with an easy to read sprinkler layout drawing, delivered in PDF format, which includes a list of suggested parts and total cost of the sprinkler project. Bend OR (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Lawnbelt has recently partnered with a CAD design firm to provide homeowners with a way to submit a sketch of their lawn to that they can evaluate the layout and cost of installing their own DIY Sprinkler System. Customers are requested to send a drawing...

2013-09-27 23:01:26

For allowing the strength of a fully operational commercial kitchen in just about any space, Master Fire Systems offer a budget-conscious innovation. Ventless fire hoods require minimal investment, greater mobility and easy installation for the approaching holiday rush in New York hospitality. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 As restaurateurs and bar owners lay the groundwork for their businesses’ holiday rush plans, Master Fire Systems of New York City has a solution that can...

2013-09-25 20:20:53

Checking out Fire Protection Group, Inc.'s work is a veritable tour of Los Angeles' architectural highlights LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The sights of Los Angeles always include a diverse collection of beautiful architecture and rich historical backgrounds. Yet, behind each unique and wonderful building is a fair amount of important though unglamorous details, including maintaining functional fire alarm systems that protect inhabitants while respecting each building's...

2013-09-20 12:21:36

Engineered Corrosion Solutions, LLC (ECS) announced the acquisition of Fire Protection Systems Corrosion Management Inc. (fpsCMI) in a management-led buy out with backing from private investors. ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Engineered Corrosion Solutions, LLC (ECS) announced the acquisition of Fire Protection Systems Corrosion Management Inc. (fpsCMI) in a management-led buy out with backing from private investors. (Photo:...

2013-09-13 16:25:16

In an exceptionally hot and dry Southern Californian summer, extra stress on fans and air conditioning units could contribute to starting fires LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent weeks, the summer season has been especially hot in Southern California. Those residents lucky enough to have air conditioning and fan systems to offer some form of relief from the sweltering heat may experience the opposite effect; malfunctioning cooling equipment at home can malfunction...

2013-09-06 23:04:11

Having both smoke alarms and a sprinkler system present in a home can significantly reduce the risk of fire. The home safety and security specialists at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a list of tips for homeowners considering the installation of a sprinkler system. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 For most homeowners, the threat of a house fire occurring is a very serious concern, yet few homeowners take the proper precautions to protect themselves and their families...