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Allied Universal employee saves toddler’s life

Incredible feat captured on video
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07/13/2020

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Off-duty Allied Universal security guard and ex-Marine, Phillip Blanks, caught a three-year-old child who was dropped from the third story of a burning apartment building in Phoenix. Blanks was hanging out with a friend when he heard commotion outside.

Cove and RapidSOS partnership benefits home security industry

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07/09/2020

NEW YORK, NY—Utah-based, DIY security company, Cove, offering premium home security and now certified as RapidSOS Ready, is capable of sending life-saving, home-security data directly to 911 centers to empower the fastest, most effective emergency response, as opposed to

ADT maintains the safety of customers and employees

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03/24/2020

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Today, ADT provided an update on the measures it is taking to respond to the COVID-19 health crisis.

Huron Capital’s Sciens Building Solutions acquires Critical System Solutions

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08/05/2019

DETROIT—Operationally focused private equity firm Huron Capital announced its fire service and integrated solutions ExecFactor platform Sciens Building Solutions has acquired St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Critical System Solutions (CSS), a full-service provider of comprehensive life safety systems and products.

Benchmark report on fire/life safety device inspection data released

This first report is ‘a 30,000-foot view of the inspection data’; more detailed reports to follow
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10/07/2014

SUWANEE, Ga.— BuildingReports, an inspection reporting services company, recently released its first benchmark report based on inspection data from more than 120 million fire and life safety devices. And the company plans to follow up with additional reports that provide a more detailed look at the data.