Fire / Life Safety


Tyco Acquires Westfire Inc

US operations of global acquisition strengthens Tyco SimplexGrinnell’s special hazards fire protection capabilities for mining, telecommunications and energy markets.

The Importance of Airport Design and Glazing Systems

The Importance of Airport Design and Glazing Systems

As recent events in Kenya have shown, both fire and terrorist attacks are potent threats to be assessed and comprehensively guarded against. With regular rehearsals, it can be ensured that response teams can adequately deal with any emergency.

AtHoc to Support New Twitter Emergency Alerting Capability

AtHoc to Support New Twitter Emergency Alerting Capability

Authoritative communication during emergency situations is key to saving lives, reducing injury and ensuring security.

Guardian 8 Debuts Training Program for Enhanced Non Lethal Devices

Free, Inaugural Course Planned for September 27 in Chicago Following ASIS Conference.

Honeywell Life Safety Training and Customer Experience Center

Honeywell Life Safety Training and Customer Experience Center

Paving the way to work-place safety with immersive, hands-on learning experience.

Essence Group Unveils its Next Generation Personal Emergency Response System

Essence Group Unveils its Next Generation Personal Emergency Response System

Next generation PERS designed for seniors, the chronically ill and adults living with a disability so they be independent in their home environment.

Online Exclusive: From Curfew to Modern US Fire Safety

Online Exclusive: From Curfew to Modern US Fire Safety

A historical look on some tragic milestones that have shaped modern U.S. fire and building regulations.

Jimmy Chiu remembers the Summerland tragedy

Online Exclusive: Remembering the Summerland Tragedy

The Summerland tragedy changed building regulations across the country because poor design and inappropriate building materials allowed a minor fire to become a major conflagration. The lessons learned had influence across many international jurisdictions.



Pumping Up Fire Protection

Pumping Up Fire Protection

The Grundfos-Indianapolis manufacturing facility in Indiana, a plant that produces a broad selection of water pumping equipment, much of which results in small to large fire pump systems for commercial facilities, was in need of a fire alarm upgrade.

Aiphone Introduces the 4 Call IP Video Door Station

Aiphone Introduces the 4 Call IP Video Door Station

Ideal for companies with multiple departments or government buildings with various agencies and services.

Cooper Notification Recognized as Leading Supplier of Mass Notification Hardware in North America

Cooper Notification Recognized as Leading Supplier of Mass Notification Hardware in North America

Company also identified as fastest growing mass notification supplier in Europe.

The Heat is On

The Heat Is On

As police surrounded the suspected Boston bomber hiding inside a boat stored behind a Watertown, Mass., home last April, officers with a thermal camera peered through the hull and tarp to watch his every move.

All FAAST Aspirating Smoke Detectors Are Now ModBus Ready

All FAAST Aspirating Smoke Detectors Are Now ModBus Ready

Modbus connectivity comes standard on all FAAST aspirating smoke detectors at no additional cost.

All Flights Go

All Flights Go

Post Cold War, some of the threats have changed, but the squadrons’ mission remains the same—to master the tactics of foreign air forces.

Altronix eFLow Power Supply and Chargers Offer New Features

Altronix eFLow Power Supply and Chargers Offer New Features

Units deliver value-added performance for integrated systems.

From the View of a Firefighter

From the View of a Firefighter

Take a rare and amazing look from the perspective of a firefighter in action!

Samsung Builds Technology Choices for Red Hawk Fire and Security

Samsung Builds Technology Choices for Red Hawk Fire and Security

Security services provider offers Samsung IP-video, analog and hybrid systems as part of their product choices to deliver a more varied offering to its customers.

Honeywell Names Gary Lederer Leader of Americas Fire and Sensing Business

Honeywell Names Gary Lederer Leader of Americas Fire and Sensing Business

“Under Gary’s leadership, our seasoned management team, highly-recognized brands and superior, customer service will continue to position Honeywell as a strong industry leader.”

Fire-Lite Alarms Keeps Baseball Safe in New Hampshire

Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell has hit a home run for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Toronto Blue Jays' Double-A affiliate team, through the replacement of its stadium's old, damaged fire system with a new Fire-Lite Alarms addressable fire system offering more robust surge protection.

Historic Theater Add System Sensor Fire Detector

In 2010, the historic Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb, Ill., decided to upgrade to a more modern and effective life safety system to protect the structure and its patrons.

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