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2014-05-16 12:30:30

FCC Filings Submitted by Groups Representing 911, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMS, Public Safety, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Public Health WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more quickly and accurately find 911 callers using wireless phones from indoor locations....

2014-05-16 12:27:01

Funds from Bar Louie's one-year anniversary events to go to Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab SAN ANTONIO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bar Louie, a neighborhood bar and eatery located at the Villages at Stone Oak, held four days of fundraising events from May 1 through May 4 in honor of its one-year anniversary. During the four-day span, Bar Louie agreed to donate all net sales as well as any money raised at its firefighter date auction to the Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab....

2014-05-14 20:21:51

George Saadian and his team at Fire Protection Group, Inc. are an invaluable resource during record heat and drought in Southern California. LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This is proving to be a record year for fire danger in Southern California - and Fire Protection Group, Inc. lead engineer George Saadian has taken note. After suffering a drought last year, the winter months brought little relief, with the first quarter of 2014 - a period that usually provides the...

2014-05-08 16:30:26

Fire Protection Group, Inc. offers outstanding services that significantly reduce the threat of fires for businesses and residents LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As an unusually dry and hot Southern California spring continues, phones have been ringing at Fire Protection Group, Inc. with inquiries about alarms, fire sprinkler inspection, and numerous related concerns. It was no surprise, as intense, dry, and very hot Santa Ana winds led last week to a strong brush fire in...

2014-05-02 10:23:15

Johns Hopkins research finds subclinical disease in half of those studied, but specialized imaging needed to detect it Traditional first-line checks of such heart disease risk factors as cholesterol, blood pressure and smoking habits aren’t nearly good enough to identify cardiovascular disease in otherwise healthy, young firefighters, according to results of a small Johns Hopkins study. Previous studies have found that cardiovascular disease accounts for 45 percent of deaths of...

2014-04-25 20:22:07

The current drought raised fire danger in California to its highest level since the 1970s, but George Saadian's team at FPG, Inc. can provide life-saving measures. LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The temperate climate and bright sunny skies of California make it one of the most desirable states to live or visit. However, while in the midst of a three-year drought, the warm air and clear skies of SoCal become a dangerous liability, as the threat of fire grows...

2014-04-17 23:03:53

NorthStar now offers the Encore Products "Firefighter" hardware that turns any existing smoke detector into a monitored smoke detector. Orem, UT (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Following the International Security Conference in Las Vegas this past week, NorthStar announced its newest, most innovative monitored smoke detection hardware available for purchase, the "Firefighter" by Encore Products. NorthStar expects the Firefighter to be a popular monitored option since it is...

2014-04-16 08:38:28

Third Annual Awards Recognize U.S. 9-1-1 Call-Takers; From Rescuing Victim in Car Swept Away by Flood to Finding Kidnappers to Saving Lives in Medical Emergencies, Winner and Four Regional Honorees Praised for Excellence FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National 9-1-1 Education Month and the second full week is also traditionally celebrated as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. With this in mind, the third Annual Smart Telecommunicator Awards kicked-off...

2014-04-10 08:31:34

INDIANAPOLIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting fires is not for the faint of heart, and requires equipment built to survive raging infernos. For those who run in when everyone else is running out, they put their trust - and their lives - in the hands of specialized safety equipment engineered to protect them. MSA's understanding of this responsibility is being showcased this week in the form of an all-new breathing apparatus platform - called the MSA G1 SCBA - that is designed...

2014-04-02 23:26:32

ADASHI Systems Reveals Google Glass Prototype for Hazmat and First Response at FDIC, the largest firefighter conference in the world. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 On April 10, 2014, fire and hazmat software developer ADASHI Systems will reveal a Google Glass prototype at FDIC, the largest firefighter conference in the world. Used in conjunction with the ADASHI first response and incident command software, firefighters wearing the Glass can view critical data such as building...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.