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March 9, 2008

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 331  ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   3-9-2008  
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- News 
- Journal 
- Employment 
- Seminar Schedule 
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Bedroom Fire Sparked By iPod Nano
Product Reviews - London,UK
The owner of this iPod nano woke at about 2 am to a fire alarm and to 
find that his PMP was in flames on the floor. Thankfully the fire was 
small and there ... 
http://www.product-reviews.net/2008/03/09/bedroom-fire-sparked-by-ipod
-nano/ 
 
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Five years after tragedy, fire codes not settled
Clinton Times & Courier - MA, USA
“Here is the seventh edition of the International Building Code,” said 
Zahariadis, taking out a roughly thousand-page notebook. ... 
http://www.wickedlocal.com/clinton/news/x633711172 
 
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Fire extinguishers not part of code
USU The Utah Statesman (subscription) - Logan,UT,USA
Because the parking terrace has a fire sprinkler system installed, 
Bell said extinguishers are not required by the International Fire 
Code. ... 
http://media.www.utahstatesman.com/media/storage/paper243/news/2008/03
/05/CampusNews/Fire-Extinguishers.Not.Part.Of.Code-3252936.shtml 
 
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Wisconsin Adopts Latest NFPA Uniform Fire Code
Fire Chief - Chicago,IL,USA
The National Fire Protection Association's NFPA 1 Uniform Fire Code 
was put into practice in Wisconsin on March 1. “Today, perhaps more 
than ever, ... 
http://firechief.com/leadership/management-administration/Wisconsin_
adopts_0310/ 
 
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This week I'll see you in Lexington. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_PR_Lexington_Mar2008.pdf 
 
Have fun! 
 
Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
6,831 DL 
3,308 AS 
 
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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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March 11-13, 2008 Lexington, KY 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_PR_Lexington_Mar2008.pdf 
 
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March 18, 2008 Eugene, OR 
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NFPA 72-2002 National Fire Alarm Code(r)
http://www.oboaonline.org/associations/7212/files/OBOA_Spring_Flyer_
Final.pdf 
 
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March 25-27, 2008 Houston, TX 
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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_Houston_Mar2008.pdf 

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April 1-3, 2008 Sacramento, CA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Sacramento_Apr2008.pdf 
 
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April 8-10, 2008 Conshohocken, PA 
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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/PR_TI_IBC_Conshohocken_PA_Apr2008.pdf 
 
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April 21-22, 2008 Santa Ana, CA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 

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April 23-24, 2008 Fremont, CA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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April 28-29, 2008 Dallas, TX 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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April 30 and May 1, 2008 Denver, CO 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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May 6, 2008 Great Falls, MT 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review 
More info to follow ... 
 
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May 12-13, 2008 Chicago, IL 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed)  
 
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May 14-15, 2008 St. Louis, MO  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed)   
 
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May 20, 2008 Tucson, AZ  
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems  
More info to follow ...   
 
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May 21, 2008 Phoenix, AZ  
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems  
More info to follow ... 
 
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May 27-29, 2008 Cincinnati, OH  
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Basic Fire Alarm 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_Cincinnati_May2008.pdf 
 
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