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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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Water Mist vs. Fire Sprinkler Systems

Fire sprinkler systems put out or slow the growth of fires by drenching them and the surrounding area with water, removing heat and potential fuel sources.  Water mist systems work by cooling the [...]

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Laboratory Fire Safety

A laboratory at workplaces and educational centers uses and stores chemicals and materials that are highly flammable, toxic and sometimes explosive.  In order to prevent unplanned fires, [...]

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Why Backflow Preventers are Important

Backflow preventers are necessary.  When you turn on the faucet, you expect water that is safe and clean to drink.  Professionally designed plumbing and sewage systems provide our businesses and [...]

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What is a Fire Alarm Inspection?

A fire alarm inspection is important because it can save lives!  The fire alarm system is designed to detect a fire and warn people of the danger.   It will close doors and shut down air systems [...]

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Maintaining Your Fire Suppression Systems

Maintaining your fire suppression systems are vital to ensure that they work properly when a fire occurs.  Fire suppression systems often work in conjunction with a fire alarm system to provide [...]

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FLAMES DIFFERENT COLORS EXPLAINED

The flames of a fire have several different colors.  The colors in the flames represent the different substances that are undergoing combustion in the fire.  Hotter fires burn with more energy [...]

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What Does UL 300 Mean?

Underwriter Laboratories wrote a standard for restaurant suppression systems called UL 300 that outlines specific guidelines that must be met to receive a UL 300 label.  Each system manufacturer [...]

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FIRE SAFETY IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

In healthcare facilities, a fire can be devastating to the patients and workers.  Many people in hospitals can’t leave their beds because of their physical condition or medical status.  This [...]

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