Blog Posts in fire Safety

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...Continue Reading

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...Continue Reading

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....Continue Reading

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...Continue Reading

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?...Continue Reading

When it is time to protect your loved ones from the fear of fire, many people may decide to purchase a fire extinguisher. Now unless you are an expert in this area of fire safety, most would need instruction on properly selecting the product that will protect your home. A fire extinguisher is...Continue Reading

Building fires are usually caused by an ignition source coming in contact with a flammable material. However, sometimes spontaneous combustion is to blame for destructive fires. Learn more about the circumstances that cause this chemical reaction so you can prevent it from happening in your home...Continue Reading

If you own a home or a business, it’s vital that you have the proper fire protection equipment at hand in case of an emergency, including smoke detectors, fire alarms, fire extinguishers and automatic sprinklers. Here’s a more in-depth look at these different types of fire safety equipment....Continue Reading