Understanding the Benefits of Sprinkler Systems

We’ve touched on a lot of news stories regarding different buildings and residences that didn’t stand a chance against a burning fire without a sprinkler system on location. It has been proven time and time again that a sprinkler system is the most effective method to controlling a fire until firefighters arrive on scene. Many… Read more »

Practicing Fire Safety in Schools

Schools should be places for children to learn and grow, so it’s vital that proper steps are taken to practice fire safety within these safe havens. No matter how much preventative steps one does, sometimes fires happen. In fact, about 5,690 structure fires occurred annually in educational properties between 2007 and 2011, according to the… Read more »

Sprinkler Free Apartment Complex Suffers Major Damage

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog posts, you know that installing a sprinkler system can prevent drastic damage from occurring in a residential fire or a house fire. As reported by Greenville Online a recent fire in an apartment in Greenville, South Carolina significantly damaged a building. Sources believe that the damage was… Read more »

Spring Cleaning for Fire Prevention

The weather is starting to warm up, flowers are beginning to bloom, and baseball season is back. All of these indicate one thing: spring has arrived. Spring is a time to declutter and get rid of unneeded “stuff” that has accumulated as well as deep cleaning certain areas of your home. However, there’s one other… Read more »

The Future of Firefighters and Virtual Reality

It’s no surprise that firefighting is a dangerous job, but virtual reality technology may soon help make the career a little safer. According to a 2015 CareerCast report, firefighters ranked among the top 10 dangerous jobs. And as of March 2017, there have been 24 on-duty firefighter deaths, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Enter… Read more »

Fire Free College Campuses

Most college students should be well aware of fire safety and how to ensure a fire free environment. However, the number of reported fires in dorms on campus increased 24% between 2003 and 2013. Fires do happen on college campuses and it’s important that you understand how to keep yourself safe and how to prevent… Read more »