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December 18, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 479  ISSN 1554-074X     http://www.etnews.org   12-18-2011 
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Camera catches squirrel pulling school's fire alarm
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Long after the rascally rodent pulled his stunt - setting off a fire 
alarm that led to the evacuation of an elementary school last year and
an investigation into who pulled the false alarm - the squirrel's 
actions came up at a School Board budget ... 
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20111207/ARTICLE/111209650/-1/
SPORTS?Title=School-fire-alarm-is-pulled-by-a-squirrel 
 
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NFPA Report Discusses Smoke-Alarm Effectiveness, Lack of NFPA 72 
Compliance - Fire Chief
The report also found that 36% of buildings constructed in the last 
five years failed to meet NFPA 72 standards. Report data are based on 
recent telephone surveys, including 2008 and 2010 surveys conducted 
for NFPA by Harris and a 2004-2005 Consumer ... 
http://firechief.com/leadership/public-education/nfpa-smoke-alarm-
report-20111207/ 
 
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Building Boom Brightens Tyco's Earnings
Motley Fool
By Navjot Kaur | More Articles Security systems, valves, and fire 
protection equipment maker Tyco International (NYSE: TYC ) recently 
posted a better-than-expected fourth quarter in the wake of a better-
performing construction and architecture industry ... 
http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2011/12/07/building-boom-
brightens-tycos-earnings.aspx 
 
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US Fire Administration Coffee Break Training
Fire Pumps: Alternate Power Sources for Electrically-Driven Fire Pumps 
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb_fp_2011_50.pdf 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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February 9-12, 2011 - Honolulu, HI 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements (NICET Test Prep.) 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET test prep.) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/seminars/2012/TI_IBC_IntFA_Honolulu_Jan2012.pdf 
 
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January 17, 2011 -  Addison, IL 
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