TITLE

COMPANY NEWS

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Mar2005, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on developments in companies that offer fire prevention services. Announcement by Great Britain's Fire Safety Engineering Group at the University of Greenwich of its two Internet courses; Distribution by the National Fire Protection Association of more than 21,000 free smoke alarms with batteries that last for 10 years; Launch by the American Red Cross and the Home Depot of Ready Gear, an emergency kit containing essential, life-saving items recommended by the Red Cross.
ACCESSION #
16502382

 

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