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February 18, 2007

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM     
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Issue No. 277    ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   2-18-2007 
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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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Common theme in fatal fires: no smoke detectors
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Homeowners who want a free smoke detector installed in their house are
encouraged to call the Philadelphia Fire Department’s prevention
division at ...
http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/states/pennsylvania/
counties/philadelphia_county/philadelphia/16697588.htm

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Judges get stuck in lift after fleeing fire alarms
Glasgow Daily Record - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
HIGH Court judges fled when a fire alarm sounded yesterday - only for
three of them to get stuck in a lift for 45 minutes. Lords Menzies,
Bracadale, Hardie, ...
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_headline=take-them-down-&method=
full&objectid=18623603&siteid=66633-name_page.html

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Carbon monoxide detector once again proves to be life-saver
The Morning Journal - Lorain,OH,USA
The Wilsons had a carbon monoxide detector, and its alarm prompted
them to call the fire department, which was exactly the right thing
to do. ...
http://www.morningjournal.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=17831235&BRD=
1699&PAG=461&dept_id=46368&rfi=6 

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California adopts new building standards
Milwaukee Business Journal - Milwaukee,WI,USA
State standards for new buildings in the past several years were based
in part on the Uniform Building Code, last updated in 1997. ...
http://milwaukee.bizjournals.com/sacramento/stories/2007/02/05/
daily4.html 

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D-Link WiFi Router Disguised as Smoke Detector
Gizmodo.com - Budapest,Hungary
... just in case you are the type of closet geek that likes wires to
be threaded and not seen, here's a 802.11 b/g router that looks like a
smoke detector. ...
http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/wireless/dlink-wifi-router-disguised-as-
smoke-detector-233711.php

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Pitchers and Catchers, report!

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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March 20-22, 2007 Conshohocken, PA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar  
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II)  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/PR_AdvFA_Conshohocken_Pa_Oct2006.pdf 

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March 27-29, 2007 Spokane, WA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar  
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II)  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Spokane_Mar2007.pdf 



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