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  • Firewire 2/12

    Posted: February 1st, 2012

    Pawtucket, RI – Dec. 1, 2011: One woman was displaced by a kitchen fire in her duplex. She was the mother of a Massachusetts National Guardsman who sustained fatal injuries in Afghanistan earlier in the year. Ocala, FL – Dec. 7: Firefighters responded to a morning fire inside a vacant wood-frame dwelling that caused significant damage...

  • Washington D.C. Selects PURVIS Systems for Station Alerting System

    Press Release
    Posted: August 30th, 2011

    Middletown, RI, July 19, 2011 – PURVIS Systems Incorporated, an IT systems and services provider for public safety, emergency management and defense industries, announced today that it has been awarded a $2.63 million contract with the District of Columbia to implement the PURVIS Fire Station Alerting System™ (PURVIS FSAS™). The system is being installed in 37 locations throughout the District, including the Public Safety Command Center (PSCC), the Unified Communication Center (UCC), all...

  • FM Global Awards Nearly 200 Groups with Prevention Grants

    Press Release
    Posted: March 22nd, 2011

      JOHNSTON, R.I., USA—FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, awarded US$400,000 in fire prevention grants during 2010 to help organizations worldwide more effectively prevent fire in their communities.