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Smoke Detectors

Smoke Detectors A smoke detector warns of fire when it senses the products of combustion in the atmosphere. As anyone who has a smoke detector too close to the kitchen knows, a smoke detector goes off very quickly, even in small amount of smoke. There are slight...

Heat Detectors

Heat Detectors Heat detectors warn of fire when the temperature in the area around the smoke detector reaches a certain level. Heat detectors do not notice smoke. Some studies show that heat detectors may not provide early enough warning to aid escape from a...

Pull Stations

Pull Stations Pull stations allow a building occupant to signal that a fire has been observed as they leave a commercial or multi-family residential building. Manual pull stations are located according to specific standards in each of the paths that people normally...

Notification Devices

Notification Devices Fire alarm systems utilize an variety of devices to alert building occupants and fire authorities within the protected area as well as outside that an event or fault has occurred. These devices include: audible alarms (horns, bells, buzzers,...

Voice Evacuation System

Voice Evacuation System A voice evacuation System operates in conjunction with the Fire Alarm Control Panel in a building to provide automatic response to life safety emergencies. Automatic evacuation, stay-in-place, or other public address messages can be played over...