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December 7, 2008

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 368  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   12-7-2008  
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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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Barring Complications
Fire Chief - Chicago,IL,USA
In Chicago, we now require that all schools, public and private, be 
hardwired directly to the OEMC fire alarm room. This alarm must be 
triggered by smoke ... 
http://blog.firechief.com/mutual_aid/2008/12/05/barring-complications/ 
 
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Be smart, be safe abroad
Baltimore Sun - United States
How would you escape a fire? If you're taken hostage, how should you 
behave?" This is especially important for seasoned travelers, who he 
says are "often ... 
http://www.baltimoresun.com/travel/bal-tr.blog07dec07,0,3264019.story 
 
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Remembering An Elementary School Fire 50 Years Later
TFM - Tinton Falls,NJ,USA
Chris Jelenewicz, engineering program manager with the Bethesda, 
MD-based Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), says of the 
tragedy, “Poor fire ... 
http://todaysfacilitymanager.com/facilityblog/2008/12/remembering-an-
elementary-school-fire-50-years-later.html 
 
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This week I'll see you in Owasso, OK. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_IBC_PR_TI_Tulsa_Dec2008.pdf 
 
Happy Holidays! 
 
- Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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December 9-12, 2008 Owasso, OK 
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Understanding NFPA 101, Life Safety Code Fire Alarm Requirements 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements  
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_IBC_PR_TI_Tulsa_Dec2008.pdf 
 
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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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January 27-29, 2009 Kent, WA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Kent_Jan-2009.pdf 
 
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February 9-11, 2009 Minneapolis, MN  
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Basic Fire Alarm  
Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_AdvFA_Minneapolis_Feb2009.pdf 
 
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February 17-19, 2009 Burbank, CA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Burbank_Feb2009.pdf 
 
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February 26-27, 2009 Las Vegas, NV Educode  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II)
http://www.iccsafe.org/training/EduCode/ 
 
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March 24-26, 2009 Hoffman Estates, IL 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Chicago_Mar-2009.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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