Fire detector


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fire detector

[′fīr di‚tek·tər]
(engineering)
A temperature-sensing device designed to sound an alarm, to turn on a sprinkler system, or to activate some other fire preventive measure at the first signs of fire.

Fire detector

An automatic device that signals the presence of heat or flame in a structure.An automatic device that signals the presence of heat or flame in a structure.
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O&C Holdsworth failed to ensure fire detectors and alarms were working at its Penhallow Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall, or make an adequate risk assessment before the fire in August 2007.
Halifax-based O&C Holdsworth failed to ensure fire detectors and alarms were working at its Penhallow Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall, or to make an adequate risk assessment before the fire in August 2007.
4 May 2011 - Main owner Autronica Fire and Security AS will own 90.7% of the shares in Norwegian industrial gas and fire detectors maker Simtronics ASA (OSL: SIMTRO) following the conversion of a loan.
For younger students, the program teaches fire safety concepts such as fire detectors, family meeting spots and "stop drop and roll, Flanagan said.
Kidde Aerospace & Defence said that the system's major portions include engine and APU fire detectors; wheel well and bleed duct overheat monitoring sensors; cargo and lavatory smoke detectors; fixed fire extinguishers for the engines and APU and cargo compartment.
Leading fire solutions company Apollo Fire Detectors Limited is busy introducing XPander, its new range of wireless fire detectors, to the Gulf region.
Also on display were bed and chair occupancy sensors as well as life saving fire detectors. Pat MacWilliam, Control Centre Manager for the Council's Lifeline Team, said: "The aim of the flat is to show older people and those who work with them just what technology is available to help people remain in their own homes.
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Restrictions imposed by Belgium on the marketing of fire detectors made in other EU member states breach EC Treaty rules on the free movement of goods, Advocate-General Jan Mazak of the EU Court of Justice has found.
For example, make sure all fire detectors work and that all gutters are clean.
MEPs have been sent a note saying they cannot kip overnight because there are no fire detectors. Security officers will "escort out any person using their office for such purposes."

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