HARTFORD, Conn. - A bill requiring all Connecticut nursing home facilities to install an automatic fire extinguishing system by July 1, 2005, failed to make it out of the Senate following passage within the stateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s House of Representatives.
BALTIMORE - Fire protection design and consulting group Hughes Associates Inc. has joined forces with The Kleinsorg Group, a California-based fire protection, risk management and engineering firm specializing in the energy and power industries, under a merger deal that makes The Kleinsorg Group a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes.
WASHINGTON - Six additional members of the U.S House of Representatives have signed on to HR 1824, a bill that seeks to provide tax incentives for the installation of automatic sprinkler systems, according to the American Fire Sprinkler Association.
EMMITSBURG, Md. - Together with fire protection industry officials, an independent federal agency in mid-July released a report detailing a national advocacy strategy for the use of fire suppression and sprinkler systems.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?