HURST, Texas - A year after embarking on a marketing plan to boost business, Fire Systems Design is realizing the fruits of its labor with a substantial increase in fire installations and a workforce that has nearly doubled in size.
The Notifier distributor employs 35 people, up from 20 employees a year ago, with projects that keep crews busy nearly around the clock.
QUINCY, Mass. - In March, the board of directors of the National Fire Protection Association voted to consolidate the NFPAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Fall Education Conference into its World Conference and Safety Exposition.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Just in time for the 130th running of AmericaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most famous horse race, Siemens Building Technologies has provided Churchill Downs with a new fire protection system as part of the trackÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s $121 million renovation.
WESTMINSTER, Mass. - In order to help Rhode Island businesses comply with the stateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new laws for fire safety, SimplexGrinnell is allowing those businesses to lease their systems rather than buy them.
Tess talks to Carter Rierson, founder and president of Best Defense Security & Fire Protection, on the need for emergency communications systems in schools in light of school shootings and other emergencies. He advocates a multitiered approach and calls on fire and security manufacturers to work together to come up with ECS solutions that combine the best security and fire technologies.