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2013-05-28 20:22:21

Under the leadership of George Saadian, these former Los Angeles Fire Department staff members and other such professionals excel as a team. LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Naturally, any construction or development project should involve a cohesive group with strong leadership. However, the fire alarm system, extinguishers, fire escape ladder, fire pumps, and standpipes involved in any project make up an aspect of the construction project that should be approached with the...

2013-05-16 23:31:14

Electrical fires pose hazards not found with regular fires. A restoration provider offers tips on dealing with these unusual and dangerous blazes. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and fire restoration services in the United States, is offering tips on handling the threat posed by electrical fires. These fires are extremely dangerous and in many cases the normal methods for extinguishing a blaze may only serve to aggravate the...

2013-04-25 16:33:04

As firefighting organizations gear up for a long fire season after a dry winter, property owners need to keep their guard up LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring and summer the services of George Saadian's Fire Protection Group, Inc. might be more needed than ever. News reports are detailing how the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is adding to its roster of firefighters in preparations for an expected heavier than usual season of brush and...

2013-04-18 16:28:51

ORLAND PARK, Ill., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Illinois has reached a fire safety milestone with 90 communities now requiring fire sprinklers in new construction one- and two-family homes. The number was reached after Hazel Crest and Niles recently passed home fire sprinkler requirements that will result in safer homes for residents and firefighters. Long Grove was the first Illinois community to pass a fire sprinkler ordinance in 1988. In the 2000s, a surge of...

2013-04-10 20:22:25

The needs of senior citizens are often overlooked when it comes to fire safety and can be easily met by working with fire safety experts. LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The exact statistics may vary depending on the source, but it's accepted knowledge that Americans who are senior citizens lose their lives at a disproportionate rate due to residential fires. The National Fire Protection Association, for example, states that adults "over the age of 65 are more than twice...

2013-03-29 08:25:35

PUBLIC NOTICE NORTHBROOK, Ill. and WATFORD, England, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL and the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) to distributors, contractors, fire departments, regulatory agencies, and authorities having jurisdiction that the Fire Sprinkler identified below bears a counterfeit UL Certification Mark for the United States and Canada, and a counterfeit LPCB Mark. The Fire Sprinkler has not been evaluated by UL or LPCB to the...

2013-03-20 20:20:44

Fire Protection Group, Inc. is ready to help protect both businesses and residents against fire dangers LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As we approach the fire season, Fire Protection Group, Inc. understands why owners of buildings may be more worried about their property than usual. According to a recent editorial in the Los Angeles Times, there has been growing controversy regarding a draft report on minimizing the dangers of wildfires from the California Department of...

2013-03-15 20:21:38

ORLAND PARK, Ill., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 14, Roselle fire crews, with assistance from Bloomingdale Fire Protection District firefighters and the nonprofit Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB/NFSA), conducted an educational home fire sprinkler demonstration in a home acquired for structure burns for fire training. Simulated candle fires were set in two rooms of the home, which were similarly furnished with couches, chairs, desks and computer...

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...