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Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Halloween decorations are appearing in yards, windows, and desk areas as we get closer to the end of October.  Decorating can be a fun way to get employees in a festive mood and entertain friends [...]

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Self-Powered Emergency Lighting

Emergency lighting and exit signs are a requirement in all commercial buildings. There are many factors that should be considered when developing a plan for emergency lighting and exit signs. [...]

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Types of Fire Sprinkler Heads

There are four primary types of sprinkler heads for fire protection. Each one is specifically designed to extinguish fires and they come in a variety of temperatures, finishes and sizes. The [...]

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Nursing Home Fire Safety Tips

Most nursing home residents are unable to protect themselves in the event of a fire.  The special needs of some residents represent a significant threat if a fire occurs.  Some may not be [...]

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Causes of Manufacturing Fires and Explosions

Manufacturing plants have a high risk of fires or explosions.  Equipment and various machinery pose a significant fire hazard if not properly maintained.  Do not risk devastating effects from a [...]

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Wet Chemical Fire Suppression Systems

Installing a wet chemical suppression system can protect your restaurant and its occupants. Most restaurant fires originate from cooking equipment.  Fires in cooking areas can cause thousands of [...]

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Fire Pump Testing Requirements

Fire pump testing is required monthly and yearly according to NFPA 25.  It is important to make sure your fire protection system is up to code and working properly.    What is a Fire Pump?  A [...]

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Fire Safety Training Saves Lives!

Why is fire safety training important?  If you have commercial property, you are required by law to protect everyone in the building from the threat of fire.  The risks and hazards present need [...]

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives!!

Smoke alarms provide an early warning of fire.  They can alert you to danger right away, enabling you the extra time needed to evacuate safely.  That is why it is important to periodically test [...]

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What are ABC Fire Extinguishers?

ABC fire extinguishers are often the ideal choice because they can put out many different types of fires.  They use a dry chemical known as monoammonium phosphate that can quickly put out the [...]