When emergency responders arrive on a scene, they have to manage a lot of danger and execute a plan that protects the people in the building as well as themselves. A critical component of maintaining safety and keeping all personnel… Read More
Fire Prevention Week 2022
Fire Prevention Week is October 9-15 this year, and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) campaign motto is: “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.”
The Importance of Fire Safety Training & Education
It is often common for people to forego fire safety training and education, even though it’s incredibly important. Everyone should be trained on what to do in case of fire because it goes beyond simply protecting yourself. It includes protecting… Read More
5 Common Fire Safety Violations in Commercial Buildings
Commercial buildings are required by law to follow important fire codes that are in place to keep people safe during a fire. Unfortunately, fire safety violations are common and can result in penalties for a commercial property or business owner.
What Causes Home Fires?
A report published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has consolidated the data concerning home structure fires that occurred between 2015-2019. The report is meant to provide statistical information, educate the public on home fire risks, and outline effective… Read More
Emergency Preparedness: Protecting Your Pets – Part 2
In the first post on how to protect your pets during a fire, we reviewed important safety tips to protect your pets in the event of a fire. This includes evacuation drills with your family before an emergency occurs. Taking… Read More
Fire Emergency Preparedness: Protecting Your Pets (Part 1)
Being prepared in the event of a fire can take some work, but it is worth it to ensure that everyone in the home, even our pets, are able to evacuate safely. Taking simple steps and crafting a family evacuation… Read More
Novec™ 1230 Clean Agent Fire Suppression
In a previous blog, we discussed FM-200™, the clean agent alternative to Halon fire suppression systems. The fire protection industry is always innovating to design systems and agents that are safe for the environment as well as people, and FM-200™… Read More
The AIM Act and What it Means for the Fire Protection Industry
Fire safety and suppression is an industry that is forever changing. Codes and mandates are always being reevaluated, and safety measures are being updated to keep people—and the environment—protected. The American Innovation and Manufacturing Act, or AIM Act, was recently… Read More
What is an FM-200™ Fire Suppression Agent?
Sprinkler systems are the most well-known and most common type of suppression system, but they are not the only ones and are not the best application for every type of fire. In some cases, alternatives are needed to cleanly and… Read More