TITLE

EXIT vs. EXIT

AUTHOR(S)
Wilmoth, Janet
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jan2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the preference of the Cinemark Theater to use a dim light on its exit signs. According to the theater's management, the signs would glow when emergency arises. Moreover, the signs have already gained approval from the fire department. However, to the author, the use of such dim signs is not an assurance that nightclub and theater fires would never happen again. Despite the use of new technology, common sense allegedly still overrules aesthetics in an emergency.
ACCESSION #
23802672

 

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