Brown For US Senate - BROWN KEYNOTES RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR TRI STATE FIRE PROTECTION

HUDSON - Today, Scott Brown served as the keynote speaker at the ribbon cutting ceremony of Tri State Fire Protection's new corporate office in Hudson. Brown met with employees and spoke about the importance of pro-small business initiatives.

"I want to congratulate Tri State Fire Protection on starting a business from scratch and building it into what it has become today," said Brown. "Small businesses drive our local economy and provide the good-paying jobs our state needs, and Tri State is a perfect example of the power of free enterprise."

Tri State Fire Protection has several offices in New Hampshire in addition to the opening of today's corporate office. Opening in 2006, Tri State employs approximately 100 people and provides services to nearly 5,000 customers. The company specializes in fire safety products such as sprinkler systems and fire extinguishers.

"We appreciate Scott Brown participating in the opening of our new office, and respect his commitment to improving the business community in New Hampshire," said owner Michael O'Rourke. "We are proud of what we have accomplished with our business thus far and with a senator who understands the important role job creators play, we can continue to grow."