Author Archives: Davis Ulmer

The Importance of a Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan

Most people don’t like to spend much time thinking about what might happen if a fire took place inside of their home or business. However, in the event of a fire, you should have a fire escape plan in place so that your family members or employees know exactly how to exit your home or…

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The Most Commonly Used Fire Suppression Systems

Fire Suppression Systems

If a fire ever breaks out inside your business or in a building you own or operate, you are going to want to have a fire suppression system in place to eliminate the risk of damage and put the fire out as quickly as possible. A fire suppression system can literally be a lifesaver in…

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Carbon Monoxide Myths

Carbon monoxide can be a very serious problem for home and business owners. Carbon monoxide poisoning can make people very sick, and in some cases, it can even be deadly. For that reason, it’s important for people to educate themselves about carbon monoxide and learn the real facts about it. Here are some of the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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