Blog Posts in fire Safety

After all the flames have been extinguished and the smoke has dissipated, what do you do if your establishment is covered in ashes? Don’t let fire damage cost you your business due to lost productivity and revenue. Have a plan in place to ensure its survival.

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The spectacular power of lightning strikes are among the most dangerous and frequently experienced weather hazards. A single lightning bolt can carry from 100 million to 1 billion volts of electricity. Do you know how to protect your home or business from this awesome power?

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Small but mighty, each year smoke alarms save thousands of lives. Though these little UFO-shaped discs keep you safe, to the average home or business owner they often remain a mystery.

Do you know why having the right “type” of smoke alarm is important?

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Let’s face it. The thought of flames engulfing your home, belongings, family, or yourself is frightening. Fire disasters occur more often than you may realize. In 2013, one home structure fire was reported every 85 seconds in the U.S. with a grand total of more than 487,000 structure fires in...Read more

You may know about common fire sources such as candles, overloaded electrical outlets, and malfunctioning appliances, but there are a number of items commonly found in your home that can be dangerous fire hazards that you may have overlooked...Read more

Since the U.S. electricity consumption totaled nearly 3,831 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) in 2013, it’s safe to say electrical power is an essential part of everyday life. 

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, we rely on electrical power to charge our phones and laptops, brew our...Read more

Inhaling smoke is the number one cause of health injuries due to fires. More than 50 percent of fatalities from fire disasters are due to smoke inhalation instead of burns. 

The smoke from fires is composed of heated particles and gases from the objects inside the property being burned....Read more

You never think your home will be the one to catch fire. After all, that’s something that happens to other people, but not to you, right? Everyone who has ever fallen victim to a property fire had this same mindset prior to the incident. Yet every year more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 more...Read more

According to the National Fire Protection Association, in 2013, a home fire was reported every 85 seconds, and a civilian fire injury was reported every 33 minutes. Statistics like these illustrate the importance of having a fire emergency kit prepared and ready for use.

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Fire damage is much more than just flames. Long after the fire is put out, smoke damage and remnants of the extreme heat and firefighting chemicals remain. If a fire breaks out in your home or commercial kitchen, is the food you had stored there safe to eat, or should you throw everything out?...Read more