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False Alarm

When William Makepeace Thackeray was five years old, his aunt was alarmed to discover that his uncle’s hat fitted him.

“Don’t be afraid,” the doctor told her. 21 more words


Customer Orientation Period Helps Prevent False Alarms

When your system is first installed, it may take you a little bit of time to get used to using it every day. You might accidentally set off your alarm because you forget it is armed or you may enter the wrong code while trying to remember how to disarm the system. 523 more words

Guardian News

Stubble fire sends smoke billowing over Winnipeg Friday

Dark smoke, billowing up just past the north perimeter, caused some concern for people in the north part of the city Friday afternoon.

Global News camera crews went out to the scene and were able to confirm the smoke was the result of a controlled burn in a farmer’s field near Northumberland Road in West St. 11 more words


Images released of man wanted for mischief after false gun call in downtown Toronto

Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man wanted for mischief after heavily armed officers surrounded a downtown Toronto building last week following a… 245 more words


What Makes Our Monitoring Centers Unique

Monitored home security systems all have one thing in common, and that is the monitoring center. The monitoring center handles your alarm signals. Monitoring center employees are the specialists who call you when your alarm goes off and who contact emergency responders if you need them. 464 more words


Mass Hysteria Strikes Montana

This last week all of the schools in Flathead County, elementary through college, closed down due to bomb threats. It’s a fairly big story here in Montana, but I think it’s worth sharing with the rest of the world as well. 376 more words


Clinical Engineer Interview

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An intensive care unit is not a comfortable place for patients, but it can be even more uncomfortable and unsafe because of unnecessary noise from medical devices and people. 1,091 more words