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2014-07-21 20:22:27

There's a constant need for the fire defense services offered by George Saadian and his team at FPG, Inc., which is particularly apparent after a large and frightening L.A. area fire LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Fire Protection Group, Inc., you'll find dependable fire protection from a truly top-notch team. That's because FPG, Inc. is led by George Saadian. As the company's general manager and chief engineer, Mr. Saadian ensures effective design and implementation of...

2014-07-09 23:13:52

Recently, while fighting a commercial building fire, an aerial ladder from a Colton City fire truck made contact with a 12,000-volt power line injuring three firefighters. Dwight Cromie, of Energy Independence Magazine, spoke with Battalion Chief Kevin Valentin, who was on the scene that night, about the incident. Colton, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 “Remember what CJ said,” they yelled. “Remember CJ’s rules.” Shouting those words in an electrical emergency is not a specific...

2014-07-08 23:09:42

Money Back Offer Announced for America’s Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Cities who made the FBI’s Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities list this year may have something to celebrate after all. Drone manufacturer Olaeris has announced a bold proposal offering to significantly reduce crime in these cities and cut all 911 response times by 50-80%. The company is offering a money back guarantee to prove they can deliver on that promise. Olaeris has developed the...

2014-07-04 23:00:37

The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to Missoula, Montana this weekend, where firefighters from around the country will be there to compete in this family friendly physical endurance competition, to promote fitness within the firefighter community. Missoula, MT (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the Missoula area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and...

2014-07-03 20:20:43

A recent Disneyland fire emergency is a reminder that you needn't wish upon a star for top fire prevention Fire Protection Group, Inc. remains the leader in safety and prevention LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're a landlord or property manager, you're no doubt well aware of the necessity of fire prevention through the National Fire Prevention Association and the challenges inherent in passing rigorous NFPA25 testing requirements. While fire dangers in Southern...

2014-06-26 20:21:02

The 2014 fire season in Southern California will be historically long and intense, underlining the importance of Global Fire Technologies, Inc.'s preventive efforts LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a desert climate like ours, defense against uncontrolled fire is always a top priority. That's why, for preventative fire monitoring, inspection and fire alarm installation, Tujunga and Greater Los Angeles-based property owners and building managers regularly turn to Global...

2014-06-18 20:22:33

Those in charge of fire safety at the World Cup in Brazil would benefit greatly from the proven skill and experience of George Saadian and his team at FPG, Inc. LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Brazil, the streets are buzzing with excitement for the World Cup. While travelers from around the globe are filling stadiums in the hopes that their team will bring pride to their home country, building and fire safety inspectors will have other concerns on their minds. Brazil's...

2014-06-17 23:01:32

Bill Would Require Battery Operated Smoke Alarms in NY to Have 10-Year Battery Life Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The National Association of State Fire Marshals called on the New York State Legislature to pass S7771/A5200C, a bill that would require battery operated smoke alarms sold in New York to be equipped with a non-removable, non-replaceable battery that will power the alarm for a minimum of 10 years. If passed, New York would join states like California, Louisiana, Maryland,...

2014-06-05 16:26:20

Kidde Fire Safety's exhibit at AT&T U-Verse Fan Fair X offers activities for all ages NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the support of country music stars Kix Brooks and Craig Morgan, Kidde Fire Safety is empowering country music fans at this year's CMA Music Festival to be fire safe. From June 5-8, Kidde representatives and local firefighters invite visitors to participate in activities including recording and sharing a video tribute; engaging with Disney's Planes: Fire...

2014-05-31 23:08:38

Fires in Kitchens Still a Common but Preventable Problem Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 All Hands Fire Equipment, a leading provider of NY and NJ fire safety equipment and training, offers tips to minimize the chances of kitchen fires. “Smart risk management is the best way to prevent for kitchen fires,” says AllHandsFire.com CEO Donald Colarusso, a safety trainer and firefighter with over 2 decades of experience. “The following tips could help you and your family dramatically...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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