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Insurer: disabled smoke alarms common

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2002

HARTFORD, Conn. - Nearly 30 percent of adults said they had disconnected smoke alarms in their house and failed to reconnect the devices right away, according to a national survey sponsored by The Hartford, a property insurer.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2002

In-home fire deaths drop

QUINCY, Mass. - More than 3,000 deaths from fires in U.

SimplexGrinnell to seek GSA Schedule for fire, security systems

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07/01/2002

WESTMINSTER, Mass.-SimplexGrinnell could be soon expanding the scope of its General Services Administration work, with an agreement now in the works for a GSA Schedule for fire and security systems.

NFPA elects new board members

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

QUINCY, Mass.-Four new members were elected to the NFPA Board of Directors to serve three-year terms.

Certification fails by one vote

CSAA to file appeal with NFPA council for July meeting
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07/01/2002

MINNEAPOLIS-Despite more than a year of rallying members to vote for the passage of NFPA 72-381, a proposal that would require that fire alarms be certified, failed by only one vote, 80-81. At least one alarm industry organization said it plans to file an appeal.

New AFAA group formed in central Virginia

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07/01/2002

LAKE MARY, Fla.-A new member group that encompasses fire companies in the central Virginia area has formed as a member association of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association, the AFAA's 25th such member organization.

Fire firm sees growth in security

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06/01/2002

CHANTILLY, Va.-Engineered systems distributor Gage-Babcock & Associates moved into larger headquarters here, a facility that enabled the company to hire more employees and expand its modeling capabilities.

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Poll

SSN News Poll January 2017

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?