TITLE

Ready or Not, Here 'It' Comes

AUTHOR(S)
COLEMAN, RONNY J.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Nov2010, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p168
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the development in the fire control industry of the U.S. He states that there will new developments for resolving the fire problem in single and multiple-family occupancies. He mentions that the most of the fire prevention bureaus are ready to adopt the advancements in the sprinkler system.
ACCESSION #
57400374

 

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