How to Avoid Kitchen Fires

Why do kitchen fires start? In the case of restaurants, there are several reasons, including fat deposits in the flue and ventilation ducts, older, highly flammable oil in the deep fryer, and having too high a temperature in the fryer. Fires start when there’s heat, air and fuel involved. All three have to be involved… Read more »

Preventing Factory Fires

The first step in fire prevention is safety, and when it comes to preventing factory fires, safety is an absolute priority. According to the  National Fire Protection Agency, fire departments respond to about 37,000 incidences of industrial or manufacturing property fire per year. Practicing fire safety in a factory setting is a little bit different… Read more »

Putting Out Your Bonfires Safely

As the weather continues to get warmer and warmer, bonfire season will soon be upon us. Sure, there’s nothing like gathering around a bonfire with friends and family bundled up on a cool summer night while enjoying the outdoors, but if proper safety precautions aren’t taken, that once seemingly peaceful and innocent bonfire could turn… Read more »

Sprinkler System Saves Yet Again

Whether you are at home or in a commercial building when a smoke detector goes off, you’re alerted of a possible fire and potential danger. However, being alerted of a fire will not put a fire out. Fires can be extremely difficult to put out, and whether one happens in a large commercial building or… Read more »

Importance of Owning a Fire Extinguisher

The large majority of people do not have fire extinguishers in their home regardless of the fact that house fires happen on a daily basis. However, owning a fire extinguisher can save your life and your property from an accidental house fire. Although a fire extinguisher might not be able to put a house fire… Read more »

Staying Safe with Space Heaters

During the winter months, we are all desperate to stay as warm and cozy as we can. In order to stay warm in winter months, you might need something more than your standard home heating system. Many people use a variety of heating units in winter months, including space heaters. Space heaters are a convenient… Read more »

Making Your Rental Property Fire Safe

As a landlord, you have a lot of responsibilities that you need to keep in mind at all times. One of the most important ones is doing everything within your power to ensure that your rental properties are as “fireproof” as possible. There’s no guarantee that a fire won’t ever affect one of your properties… Read more »

Holiday Season Fire Safety

During the holiday season, the risk of a house fire tremendously increases. With fireplaces blazing, candles glowing, lights twinkling, and ovens baking, the holiday season brings many fire threats along with it. It is important that you and your loved ones remain safe while enjoying all of your holiday traditions. Oh Christmas Tree! If you… Read more »