KNUST students create device that calls property owners when there's fire outbreak

KNUST students create device that calls property owners when there's fire outbreak

- Stephen Boakye Frimpong, a young man affiliated to KNUST, has led a team to create a smart fire detector

- The device which is named Smart Fire Alert is able to detect fire, sound an alarm and make calls to the property owner (s)

- The Smart Fire Alert has been tested by the Ghana Standards Authority

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Some students and young graduates from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have developed an amazing fire detector.

In a short documentary on the device sighted by YEN.com.gh on the YouTube channel of Citi News, the leader of the group called Stephen Boakye Frimpong indicated that the gadget is called a Smart Fire Alert.

The device is mounted at vantage points in facilities so that it is able to get access to smoke whenever there is an incident of fire in the structure.

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KNUST students create device that calls property owners when there's fire outbreak
KNUST students create device that calls property owners when there's fire outbreak Credit: YouTube, Cititube
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Upon detecting smoke, the gadget sends a text message about the fire outbreak to a number it is pre-programmed with and also calls the number.

If there is no answer, the smart fire alert goes ahead to call a maximum of five other phone numbers which are all pre-set in its programming depending on the number of owners of the facility.

Simultaneously, the device which has been tested by the Ghana Standards Authority also sounds a loud alarm and never stops until the fire is doused or put off.

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In another captivating report by YEN.com.gh, Bosiako Antwi, a young man who graduated from the University of Ghana with a second-class upper from in Political Science now works as a car wash attendant.

In a narration that was sighted by YEN.com.gh on the personal handle of Mawuli Fui Kwadzovia, it was indicated that Antwi looked unusually polite, composed and smart.

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In fact, according to Mawuli, Antwi told someone, "Boss, I will be with you shortly," which struck a chord in Mawuli to seek more information regarding the educational background of the gent.

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