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October 5, 2008

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 359  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   10-5-2008  
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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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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK™ FACT #3: 
Falling asleep was a factor in 12% of home candle fires and 26% of the 
associated deaths. 
Source: NFPA®'s "Home Candle Fires" report by Marty Ahrens, September, 
2007 
  
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Effective April 1, 2009 the Iowa State Fire Marshal will require all 
new residential construction to be equipped with dual sensor smoke 
detectors. 
http://www.dps.state.ia.us/fm/smokedetector.shtml 
 
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Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-11
Chillicothe Gazette - Chillicothe,OH,USA
That's why the Chillicothe Fire Department is teaming up with the 
National Fire Protection Association in the coming week to prevent 
home fires during Fire ... 
http://www.chillicothegazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081005/
NEWS01/810050320/1002 
 
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Baked slug: New method to test fireproofing material
EurekAlert (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
... Technology (NIST) and their colleagues have developed a technique 
for measuring a key thermal property of fire-resistive materials at 
high temperatures. ... 
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-10/nios-bsn100208.php 

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This week I'll see you in Portland. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_PR_IBC_Portland_Oct2008.pdf 
 
Have fun! 
 
Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
DL-101,970 AS-18,782 HA-2,602 CO-1,000 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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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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November 4-6, 2008 Los Angeles, CA 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Understanding Life Safety Code Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_PR_101_LosAngeles_Nov2008.pdf 
 
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November 10-14, 2008 Edmond, OK  
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/AdvFA_IntFA_Edmond_Nov2008.pdf 
 
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November 20, 2008 East Hanover, NJ 
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IBC_AFAA-NJ_Nov2008.pdf 
 
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December 1-3, 2008 Los Angeles, CA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_LosAngeles_Dec2008.pdf 
 
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December 9-11, 2008 Oklahoma City, OK 
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More info to follow ...
 
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January 12-14, 2009 Honolulu, HI 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Honolulu_Jan2009.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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Purchase new & used codes & standards on line http://tinyurl.com/36zzk 
 
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