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September 16, 2007

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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Issue No. 306    ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   9-16-2007 
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- News 
- ET News Journal 
- Job Opportunities 
- Seminar Schedule 
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Fifty Phoenix Offices to be Part of "The World's Biggest Fire Drill"
EVLiving - USA
This first citywide fire drill is just one effort to focus attention 
on the need to make fire escape plans, both at the office and in the 
home. ... 
http://www.evliving.com/cities_news.php?action=fullnews&id=7732 
 
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NFPA Releases Latest Fire Loss Report
Firehouse.com (subscription) - USA
The National Fire Protection Association has released its latest 
findings on US fire loss last year. The group based their findings on 
surveys completed by ... 
http://cms.firehouse.com/web/online/News/NFPA-Releases-Latest-Fire-
Loss-Report/46$56334 
 
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US Hands Over Video on Soviet Sub
The Moscow Times - Russia
Schumacher said excerpts from the deck logs of the Swordfish and the 
USS Halibut, a nuclear submarine that was in the area at the time of 
the sinking, ...
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2007/09/11/019.html 
 
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This week I'll see you in Denver. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_PR_IBC_Denver_Sep2007.pdf 
 
Visit the new ET News blog - http://etnews.blogspot.com/ 
 
Have fun! 
 
Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me to find out how your group can sponsor a seminar. 
mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 

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September 17-18, 2007 Denver, CO 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Including a review of the Denver building code amendments 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_PR_IBC_Denver_Sep2007.pdf 
 
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September 24-28, 2007 Marlboro, MA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/2007%20Fall%20WELLS%20Week%20trifold.pdf 
 
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October 1-5, 2007 Portland, OR 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_BasFA_IntFA_IBC_Portland_Oct2007.pdf 

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October 9-11, 2007 Los Angeles, CA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/TI_AdvFA_LosAngeles_Oct2007.pdf 
 
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October 16-18, 2007 Anchorage, AK 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Anchorage_Oct2007.pdf 

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October 23-26, 2007 Laurel, MD
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IntFA_Maryland_Oct2007.pdf 

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October 30-31 & November 1-2, 2007 Rolling Meadows, IL
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IBC_AdvFA_RollingMeadows_Oct2007.pdf
 
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November 6-9, 2007 Phoenix, AZ (Tentative)
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
More info to follow ...

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November 13-14, 2007 Asheville, NC 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Sponsored seminar (closed)  

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November 27-29, 2007 Kent, WA
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/TI_PR_IBC_Seattle_Nov2007.pdf 
 
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December 4-6, 2007 Los Angeles, CA 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
More info to follow ... 

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December 11-13, 2007 Las Vegas, NV
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/TI_IntFA_LasVegas_Dec2007.pdf 

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