fire alarm box


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fire alarm box

A small box, usually red, having a thin sheet of glass or plastic which, if broken, activates a fire alarm system.
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They found him hanging by a washing line from a fire alarm box in the hallway.
SIEMENS Ceberus Division of Florham Park, New Jersey, has introduced a metal manual fire alarm pull station that meets requirements for manual fire alarm box initiation devices.
For instance, seemingly small changes to product packaging can dramatically increase the hazard in a fully stocked warehouse, or placing a plant in front of a fire alarm box can increase the potential danger in an office.