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tmulanix
I’m told that our Buildings Fire Alarm system has trouble communicating with the Central Monitoring Station (CMS). The problem description I was given is, “the POTS line will not “kiss-off” at the monitoring point.  Meaning, instead of one signal going and being received, the issue keeps on repeating itself.” Do you have any information to learn… (Show more)
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jihenaog
Según la norma NFPA 14-2019: 7.2.3.2 y 7.8.1, en un sistema clase I los límites de la presión residual deben estar entre 100 y 175 psi. ¿Para dar cumplimiento a lo anterior, la válvula se debe abrir completamente?   According to NFPA 14-2019: 7.2.3.2 and 7.8.1, in a class I system the residual pressure limits must be between 100 and 175 psi. ¿To… (Show more)
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arifur_liton
There is one 4 storied building using as garments factory. The building is protected with Fire Hydrant System.  My question is:  1. The pump room is outside of the main factory building and the pump room is 2 hour fire rated structure. Inside the pump room, Diesel engine and tank (210 gallon capacity) is installed. Should we use automatic… (Show more)
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cthompson
A Columbus, OH family of four lost their lives to an early morning fire this past weekend, caused by embers from their fireplace igniting nearby flammable materials. According to news report, while the home had smoke alarms, investigators found that the batteries were missing.   This tragic incident reinforces the importance of working smoke… (Show more)
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cthompson
Click to view contentOne of the best ways we know of to improve fire safety outcomes is in preparing ahead for emergencies before they happen. And whenever there is the possibility to collaborate with others toward that goal, the more opportunities we have to further reduce risks for injuries, damage, and death from fire, electrical, and other hazards in our homes and… (Show more)
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vannamani.a
LT 15V Cables are already laid and charged in Ladder type cable trays. Is it advisable to dress or clamp the cables in charged condition? Will it be safe? What precaution is to be taken?
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michelesteinberg
Click to view content  Even as wildfire weather conditions continue to plague parts of California, October has seen wildfire activity erupt across Colorado. In recent days, fires that have been burning in more remote areas of northwest and central parts of the state for more than two months have been joined by fires closer to populated areas including the city and… (Show more)
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lisamariesinatra
Click to view contentEarlier this month, NFPA learned about a local service project that embodies the true spirit of collaboration as it relates to fire and life safety. The story takes place in Draper, Utah where the Draper Fire Department was recently asked by the Grossinger family to help with a wildfire mitigation project around their home. According to local news… (Show more)
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