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Thomas Mason
Are there any Building Code or near-Building Code (IBC or Life Safety Code) requirements for carbon monoxide alarm ? ThosMason@yahoo.com
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Todd Thalmann
What is the NEC Clearance requirement between a roadway and a 161 kv overhead line?  also a 69 kv line? We already have the maximum sag conditions calculated by our local electric company, but I wanted to confirm where the roadway needed to go beneath the calculated sag. Thanks in advance for any input.
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Kristin Bigda
Many exciting changes are coming to the 2018 edition of NFPA 1, Fire Code, that will address a number of new technical topics as well as revise and expand on existing topics.  Changes such as a completely revised and updated chapter on Energy Storage Systems, new requirements for mobile cooking operations (food trucks) and even a new chapter
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Lisa Braxton
According to an article from USA Today Network, Sherrice Lyles, of Asbury Park, New Jersey, had heard the warnings about hoverboards–the self-balancing scooters–but when a nonprofit where her son volunteers gave him one of the boards last summer, she thought it had passed inspection. The hoverboard caught fire this week as it charged
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Jeff Rowe
Our State and community have legalized marijuana and we are trying to stay ahead of any problems or situations. Have any of you experienced and increase in call volume due to the sale of marijuana in your communities?  Are there specific issues you are seeing? What other advice would you give?   Thank you Chief Jeff Rowe Kennebunk
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Joy Rodowicz
This photograph was taken in the Summer of 1933. From Volunteer Firemen, vol. 1, no. 3, 1933: "The trailer of this tank truck overturned and took fire when the truck skidded on the wet pavement of a Los Angeles suburb. Tank and trailer together contained 6,205 gallons of gasoline. The potential hazard to any property near the burning wreck of a
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