Fire protection products generated half of profits
LONDON-Kidde PLC, a worldwide fire products supplier, said in January that falling sales in its aerospace sector would not be offset by cost-cutting measures the company put in place in 2001.
Although sales in that division, stemming from the slowing U.
LAS VEGAS-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association is opposing the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Department's recent decision not to respond to fire or emergency calls without verification.
The new policy, which went into effect in February, means that fire and rescue crews will not respond to automatic alarms, such as panic pendants, or fires reported by a monitoring company unless a person on site has verified that a fire is in progress or there is an emergency.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore.-Fire installation firm Omlid & Swinney Fire Protection and Security recently underwent a name change, a transition that company officials say better represents the firm and its newly added special hazard fire protection service.