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    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 1996

    majority of automatic fire alarm calls do ..... types of automatic fire alarm systems --focusing ..... mitigate automatic fire alarms within these ..... responses to automatic fire alarms within their ..... with basic automatic fire alarm systems , preplan

  2. Firefighting - Under Construction: Concrete

    Online Articles

    Mon, 4 Nov 2013

    Interior division walls and fire-rated walls and floor-ceiling assemblies may not yet be in place and automatic fire alarm systems and fire sprinkler systems may not yet be functioning. A firefighter who is not alert and thinking while

  1. Fire Service Industry News: Illinois and Wisconsin Issue Proclamations for Campus Fire Safety Month

    Online Articles

    Sat, 9 Feb 2013

    the occupants; Whereas it is recognized that automatic fire alarm systems and smoke alarms provide the necessary early ..... protected with automatic fire sprinkler systems and automatic fire alarm systems or adequate smoke alarms; Whereas it is recognized


    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Feb 1997

    published in The Fireman`s Journal and Fire & Water were: the need for a common hose thread; the need for automatic fire alarm systems for large buildings connected to fire headquarters (the precursor of interior pull boxes); the need for

  3. Learning From False Alarms

    Online Articles

    Mon, 2 Jun 2008

    reason we're busier today than ever is false automatic fire alarm activations. Each year in the city where I work ..... more buildings are built or retrofitted with automatic fire alarms (AFA). On almost every shift, my crew and

  4. From the Jumpseat: Constructive Pessimism

    Online Articles

    Mon, 4 Feb 2008

    recent 24-hour tour, none of which (amazingly) was an automatic fire alarm . It's not unusual for us to go directly from one call ..... whatever duties I may be called upon to accomplish. Automatic fire alarms are by far the largest percentage of our fire-related

  5. Automatic Fire Alarm Association


    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    The Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA), founded in 1953, is a not-for-profit trade association representing the fire alarm and smoke detection industry.


    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Apr 2006

    COTTER The Salisbury (MD) Fire Department (SFD) was alerted at 0917 hours on Wednesday, December 21, 2005, for an automatic fire alarm at the Maxum Yacht plant on Naylor Mill Road. Engine 1-1 responded, staffed with Lieutenant Richard Rathel, Firefighter

  7. Residential Sprinklers: Opposition Despite Good Performance

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jan 2012

    related losses, namely automatic fire sprinklers and automatic fire alarms , the use of this technology has met with resistance ..... not required to install automatic fire sprinklers or automatic fire alarms ?" Installing automatic sprinklers in residential structures

  8. Firefighter Survival: Expect Fire

    Online Articles

    Wed, 27 Feb 2013

    there's no fire, repack the hose. We rarely get the opportunity to drill under real-life conditions. Automatic fire alarms provide us the ideal opportunity to practice our skills. I'll try to answer each of these objections in turn