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  • AZ: Yavapai County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an ..
    2.19.20 – Daily Courier – Suspicious fire reported at Congress Grocery Store, information sought … to an alarm call at the Congress Grocery Store in Congress on Feb.
  • CT: Police: Accomplice in crab legs grocery store arson …
    2.18.20 – Greenwich Time – Danbury — Police arrested a Danbury man they believe was an accomplice in the December attempted heist of nearly $3,400 of seafood and other items from a grocery store in which one of the men allegedly started a fire in the men’s room to cover their tracks. … The fire set off the store’s alarm.
  • MA: Smoke stalls Burger King at lunchtime
    2.23.20 – Daily Hampshire Gazette – Northampton — Burger King on King Street briefly stopped making food Friday after smoke filled the restaurant. … “Filled the building with smoke,” he said. Davine said the fire department alerted the board of health of the situation and left it with them.22 hours ago
  • VT: Rechargeable battery explosion linked to Greensboro fire
    2.20.20 – WCAX – Greensboro, Vt. State investigators say a rechargeable battery explosion caused a house fire in Greensboro. The Greensboro Fire.

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NESA is a federation of state associations established to serve and promote the electronic systems industry at the direction of, and through its affiliated state associations. Seven state associations are part of NESA – Arkansas Security Alarm Association (ASAA), Kansas Electronic Security Association (KESA), Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA),  Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (MDBFAA), Mississippi Security Association (MSA), Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (OKBFAA) and Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (TBFAA).  For more info visit www.nesaus.org.

NESA Board of Directors

  • President – Chris Russell
  • Vice President & – Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Craig Bober
  • Secretary – Kathleen Schraufnagel
  • Treasurer and Arkansas Security Alarm Assn. Director – Rick Howell
  • Past President – Jordon Brown
  • Kansas Electronic Security Alliance Director – Vacant
  • Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Director – Dera DeRoche Jolet
  • Mississippi Security Association Director –  Jack Torrence
  • Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Steven Brekel
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – John Helweg
  • Associate Director – Brian Villari
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Director – Kerri McDonald
  • Executive Director – Brad Shipp
  • Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Alternate – Amy Fuselier
  • Mississippi Security Association Alternate – Shelley Pettit
  • Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate –  Jim Emerick
  • Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate – Danna Fowble
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate –  Kelly Ryan
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Alternate – Alicia Vela