Posts Tagged: Fire Safety

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 »

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 »

Escaping a House Fire

Fire is a scary term, and coming face to face with a fire can be terrifying. Unfortunately, accidents happen every single day even when you do your best to prevent them. Fires happen, and it is important to prepare yourself on what to do to keep safe should you ever find yourself in such a… Read more »

Fire Risk Heightened During Holiday Season

Many of our “holiday habits” can easily become the source of a house fire. From burning scented candles to burning the holiday roast, many of the things we do most during the holiday season can result in a house fire if we do not do them safely. Scented Candles Many people burn candles during the… Read more »

Sprinkler Saves Downtown Restaurant in Madison, WI

A downtown restaurant in Madison, WI was spared thanks to their automatic sprinkler system, further confirming the benefit of sprinkler systems in all buildings. The sprinkler systems prevented the restaurant from burning down and in turn saved the business and the surrounding businesses from experiencing severe damage. Although most restaurants are required by the state… Read more »