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NCJ Number: 42741 Find in a Library
Title: FIRES AND VANDALS - HOW TO MAKE THEM BOTH UNWELCOME IN YOUR SCHOOLS
Journal: AMERICAN SCHOOL BOARD JOURNAL  Volume:159  Issue:7  Dated:(JANUARY 1972)  Pages:23-26
Author(s): E E JUILLERAT
Corporate Author: National School Board Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: National School Board Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: IT IS MAINTAINED THAT INCENDIARY SCHOOL FIRES, WHICH ARE THE MAJORITY, CAN BE PREVENTED OR LIMITED IN SPREAD BY SECURING BUILDINGS AGAINST BREAK-INS AND PROVIDING AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS.
Abstract: INCIDENTS OF ARSON IN VARIOUS SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS ARE DETAILED, ALONG WITH THE COSTS OF DESTRUCTION. EIGHT WAYS TO PREVENT OR CONTAIN FIRES ARE LISTED. AN ADEQUATE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IS CONSIDERED THE SINGLE MOST EFFECTIVE MEASURE. IN ADDITION TO PUTTING OUT FIRES, IN MANY CASES THEY CONTROL SMOKE AND GAS WHICH CAN BE DEADLY TO THOSE IN THE BUILDING....RCB
Index Term(s): Alarm systems; Arson; Costs; Crime prevention measures; Environmental design; Facility security; Property crimes
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