On June 12, 2016, a lone gunman opened fire on an Orlando gay nightclub, killing 49 people and injuring dozens more, making it one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history. First Alert delivered the earliest notification of the attack, 42 minutes ahead of major news reports.
First Alert's initial alert of people taken hostage inside the nightclub came within minutes of the event.
Omg. Shooting at pulse. We hid in the bathroom. And we can't find our friends.
please pray for everyone @pulseorlando and in the area tonight!! something seriously tragic is going down and good vibes are needed
Gunfire exchanged at #pulse nightclub hostage situation in #Orlando.