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September 18, 2005

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             NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE ENGINEERING TEAM
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Issue No. 221    ISSN 1554-074X     http://www.etnews.org    9-18-2005
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Contents
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- News
- ET News Journal
- Job Opportunities
- Fire Alarm Class Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements

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NEWS 
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Flat Fire Distinguished After Pizza was Left Unattended
Pizza Marketing Quarterly (PMQ) - USA
... came back to their first floor flat in Thornhill Lees, the pizza
had caught fire and sent smoke pummeling through the kitchen, which
triggered the fire alarm. ... 
http://www.pmq.com/cgi-script/csNews/csNews.cgi?database=news.db&
command=viewone&id=760&op=t

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What to do if the lights go out
Consumer Reports (subscription) - USA
... Wal-Mart, and other stores, cost about $120 to upwards of $200 for
UL-listed models ... But using even enclosed, camp-style candles
indoors can be a fire or burn ... 
http://www.consumerreports.org/main/content/display_report.jsp?
WebLogicSession=Qy28IxNoWlZs82qay9caEhEN4CmE8qfUaysNPeetlcl4dgyGxJ94|
6762206073687684413/169937909/6/7005/7005/7002/7002/7005/-1|
2523184299125647851/169937912/6/7005/7005/7002/7002/7005/-1&
FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=348651&bmUID=1127070756733

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Fire safety key priority on USM campus
Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson,MS,USA
... "A fire alarm system is our main lifesaving equipment, should a
fire occur," Jackson said. "But it goes hand-in-hand with sprinkler
systems, which help reduce property damage and help save lives." ... 
http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050827/
NEWS01/508270362/1002

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Fire protection providing alarms to disabled
Daily O'Collegian - Stillwater,OK,USA
Oklahoma State University Fire Protection Publications is making it
safer for Oklahomans with disabilities to sleep through the night by
installing specially ... 
http://www.ocolly.com/new_ocollycom/new_site/read_story.php?a_id=27517

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Couple survives brutal house fire
Chatham Courier - Chatham,NJ,USA
... quickly made their way to the front door of the house with the
help of Patrolman Christopher Slayton, who had responded to the call
of an activated fire alarm. ... 
http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=15099145&BRD=1918&PAG=461&
dept_id=506415&rfi=6

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I apologize for the newsletter pause. This summer has been
extraordinarily frenetic for my family, which is a good thing. It was
topped off with our eldest son's wedding a couple of weeks ago. 

I'll see you in Oakland, CA this week.

Have fun!

Mike
mailto:mike@etnews.org

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES 
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JOB OPPORTUNITY and SEEKING EMPLOYMENT announcements are provided as 
A service. ET News provides a venue for direct contact between job 
seekers and employers. ET News is not a placement agency and does not 
endorse either job seekers or employers.

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Send your announcement to: mailto:jobs@etnews.org 
or post your own ad: http://www.etnews.org/index.php?s=257

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FIRE ALARM CLASS SCHEDULE 
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Contact me to find out how your group can sponsor an AFAA seminar. 
mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 

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September 26-30, 2005 Marlborough, MA - Sponsored by AFAA NE 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar   
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II)   
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar 
http://www.etnews.org/pdf/TI_BasFA_PR_Boston_Sep05.pdf 

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October 4-5, 2005 Chester, PA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PAAFAA-PBFAA_TI_Seminar_10-2005.pdf
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PAAFAA-PBFAA_Plan_Review_Seminar_10-2005.pdf

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October 10-12, 2005 Anchorage, AK 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar   
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_AdvFA_Anchorage_Oct2005.pdf 

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October 18-20, 2005 Laurel, MD 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar   
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_AdvFA_Maryland_Oct2005.pdf 

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November 1-3, 2005 Buena Park, CA 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar   
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_AdvFA_BuenaPark_Nov2005.pdf 

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November 29-December 1, 2005 Cincinnati, OH 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar  
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_IntFA_Cincinnati_Nov2005.pdf 

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