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August 24, 2008

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 353  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   8-24-2008  
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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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NIST WTC 7 Investigation Finds Building Fires Caused Collapse
PhysOrg.com - Evergreen,VA,USA
... of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today following an 
extensive, three-year scientific and technical building and fire 
safety investigation. ... 
http://www.physorg.com/news138546437.html 
 
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Missouri fire rules rejected over smoke detectors
Jefferson City News Tribune - Jefferson City,MO,USA
State Fire Marshal Randy Cole said Wednesday that he believed that the 
requirement for fire alarm systems throughout facilities would include 
smoke ... 
http://www.newstribune.com/articles/2008/08/21/news_state/132state21ru
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The Onion 
August 25, 2008 
Latest Poll Reveals 430 New Demographics That Will Decide Election
http://www.theonion.com/content/video/latest_poll_reveals_430_new 
 
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This week I'll see you in Happyrock.  
  
Have fun! 
 
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mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
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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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September 2-4, 2008 Rolling Meadows, IL 
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Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_IntFA_RollingMeadows_Sep2008.pdf 
 
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September 8-10, 2008 Minneapolis, MN 
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Basic Fire Alarm 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IBC_101_Minneapolis_Sep2008.pdf 
 
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September 16-18, 2008 Anchorage, AK 
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IBC_IntFA_Anchorage_Sep2008.pdf 
 
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September 18, 2008 East Hanover, NJ 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AFAA-NJ_Sept2008.pdf 
 
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September 22-25, 2008 Laurel, MD 
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Basic Fire Alarm 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IBC_AdvFA_Maryland_Sep-2008.pdf 
 
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September 29 and October 1-2, 2008 Louisville, KY  
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Basic Fire Alarm 
Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/KYAFAA_Training_September_08.pdf 
 
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October 6-10, 2008 Portland, OR   
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_PR_IBC_Portland_Oct2008.pdf 
 
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October 28-30, 2008 Baton Rouge, LA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_BatonRouge_Oct2008.pdf 
 
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COMMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
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ET News is written nearly every week and almost always sent on Sunday. 
 
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