WHEELING, Ill. - A debate is underway in this Chicago suburb on easing fire sprinkler regulations in a town that has been considered progressive on the issue since it passed its first major residential fire ordinance nine years ago.
WESTMINSTER, Mass. - Despite Tyco Safety Products plans to slash 400 of 766 manufacturing positions within its products unit by the end of the year, the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s high-end fire products division.
NORTHBROOK, Ill. - In what could be a real boon for UL-listed fire, security and alarm monitoring companies, Underwriters Laboratories has rolled out a web site listing hundreds of security companies with the UL stamp of approval.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The State Committee of Public Health in Alabama has adopted a new rule that requires 70 nursing homes throughout the state to have complete sprinkler systems installed in each facility.
BOSTON - Massachusetts could require all bars and nightclubs that cater to 50 people or more to install fire sprinklers within three years, if a fire safety bill now under consideration in the senate is passed.
House Bill 4550 has cleared the house and is now under final discussion.