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June 1, 2008

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 343  ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   6-1-2008  
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Contents 
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- News 
- Journal 
- Employment 
- Seminar Schedule 
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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New law requires specific kind of smoke detector in homes
BurlingtonFreePress.com - Burlington,VT,USA
The more commonly used type is called an ionization smoke detector. 
Fire officials say that in smoldering fires, smoke fills a building 
before flames spread ... 
http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080530
/NEWS/80530003 
 
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Local firefighter raising funds to develop new smoke detector
Iowa City Press Citizen - Iowa City,IA,USA
Suedkamp, who has more than 20 years experience fighting fires, has 
developed a prototype for smoke detector that he said could 
potentially save thousands ... 
http://www.press-citizen.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080529/NEWS0
1/80529010/1079/NEWS01 
 
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UL Reminds Consumers About the Importance of Smoke Alarms
Market Wire (press release) - USA
The recommendation to have both smoke alarm technologies in the home 
is supported by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), ... 
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release.do?id=861927 
 
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This week I'll see you in Las Vegas. 
http://www.nfpa.org/categoryListWSCE.asp?categoryID=1059 
 
Have fun! 
 
Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
DL-44,556 AS-8,036 HA-2,602 F9-650 UA-500 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me to find out how your group can sponsor seminars. 
mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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June 9-10, 2008 Cleveland, OH 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed)  
 
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June 11-12, 2008 Washington DC 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed)  
 
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June 17-19, 2008 Hanford, WA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed)  

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June 23-24, 2008 Orlando, FL 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed)  
 
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June 25-26, 2008 Atlanta, GA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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July 8-10, 2008 Los Angeles, CA 
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Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_IntFA_LosAngeles_Jul2008.pdf 
 
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July 14-15, 2008 Newark, NJ 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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July 16-17, 2008 Boston, MA
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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July 22-24, 2008 San Leandro, CA 
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Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_AdvFA_SanLeandro_Jul2008.pdf 
 
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July 29-31, 2008 Detroit, MI 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_AdvFA_SanLeandro_Jul2008.pdf 
 
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August 5-7, 2008 Denver, CO 
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More info to follow ... 
 
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August 19-21, 2008 San Francisco, CA  
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Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_IntFA_SanFrancisco_Aug2008.pdf 

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August 26-28, 2008 San Jose, CA 
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Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_AdvFA_SanJose_Aug2008.pdf 
  
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COMMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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