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Fire Facts Seminar #22 Presenter- Russell Leavitt

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On January 8th & 9th, 2015, City Fire Equipment Company will be offering a free seminar- Fire Facts Seminar #22 for fire officials, inspectors, sub-code officials and officers to discuss important changes in building codes and how this pertains to firefighter safety. Russell Leavitt will be this year’s Fire Facts Seminar presenter. The seminar topic will be NFPA 25 Water-Based Fire Protection Systems: Inspection, Testing & Maintenance. Attendees will be eligible for 0.5 Technical CEU’s from the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety.

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Day Care Fire and Evacuation Drill Procedures

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According to the New Jersey Edition of the International Fire Code 2006, Group E and Group I day care centers are required to hold monthly fire and evacuation drills. Click here to determine if your day care is classified as Group E or Group I and to learn the requirements of each evacuation drill, including record keeping details.

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Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs): Frequently Asked Questions

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In 2014, City Fire Equipment Company began offering Cardiac Science brand defibrillators to meet our customers' Automatic External Defibrillator needs, as well as annual service and maintenance on all other brands. Need more information? Check out the answers to some of our most frequently asked AED questions!

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Google's Nest Fire Alarms Pulled for Safety Concerns

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Yesterday, April 3, 2014, Nest, the company that Google bought this year for $3.2 billion, released a statement warning users of their smart-fire-alarm that the unit could be unintentionally deactivated.

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Antifreeze in Fire Sprinklers: What You Need to Know

Tags: antifreeze, fire sprinklers, propylene glycol, glycerin, sprinkler systems, NFPA, safety, precautions, Paul McGrath, Letter from the President

President of City Fire, Paul McGrath, shares some very useful information regarding antifreeze in fire sprinklers in this "Letter from the President", as seen in our monthly newsletter The City Fire Wire.

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Types of Fire Extinguishers

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Looking into purchasing a fire extinguisher? Before doing so, you may want to read up on the different classes of fires to determine which type of fire extinguisher will best suit your needs. Click here for all that information and more!

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Fire Extinguisher FAQ

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Ever wonder how and when to use a fire extinguisher? Need to know what to do after you've used your's in order to maintain it? City Fire has got you covered with this Fire Extinguisher FAQ.

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IREM Conference & Expo 2014 in Atlantic City

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City Fire Equipment Company will be attending this year's IREM Tri-State Conference & Expo at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. Click the title above for more information!

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The Danger of CO2 and Carbonated Beverage Systems

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Shortly after we addressed the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, City Fire became aware of a recent alert made by the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety. It has been reported that carbonated beverage systems can create dangerous levels of carbon dioxide in the air. Find out how to protect your home!

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How to Prevent Pipe and Sprinkler Bursts

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Earlier this month, the tri-state area experienced an Arctic blast from the north, resulting in below zero temperatures and wind chills. A major result of this temperature drop was frozen and busting water pipes across the region for home and business owners. Here are some tips on how to protect your pipes in these chilly times!

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