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Fire Protection for Manufacturing Plants

Posted on June 30, 2015

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly 43,000 fires reportedly took place at industrial or manufacturing plants and properties from 2006 to 2010. A resulting 22 deaths, 300 injuries and $951 million in direct property damage resulted from these …

About Foam Fire Suppression for Aircraft Hangars

Posted on June 13, 2015

Military and commercial aircraft of today are incredibly sophisticated, expensive pieces of equipment. They’re stored in aircraft hangars where you expect them to be safe, but consider this: every craft is filled with flammable fuel, and extra gasoline may also …

Do I Need a Fire Pump?

Posted on March 5, 2015

If you have a commercial building that needs sprinklers for fire protection purposes, you might be wondering if a fire pump should be part of the design. It’s a very reasonable question, and we’ll attempt to answer it here. What Is a …

Is Fire Sprinkler Monitoring Worth It?

Posted on December 29, 2014

As a business or restaurant owner, you should understand the importance of having a fire sprinkler system installed. Such a system is far more effective at tackling unexpected fire emergencies, keeping your staff and employees safe, and minimizing fire damage than …

Will the Water in My Fire Sprinkler Pipes Freeze?

Posted on December 18, 2014

As long as your fire sprinkler system is installed correctly and maintained regularly, you don’t need to worry about it freezing when the temperature drops outside. If you’re not sure what condition your sprinklers are in, you can take the following steps …

How Many Fire Extinguishers Do I Need?

Posted on December 14, 2014

Portable fire extinguishers are an important part of any fire prevention program. They are the first line of defense against small fires in office buildings and commercial properties. If you act quickly, you may be able to put out a …

When Should I Replace My Halon Fire Suppression System?

Posted on December 6, 2014

If you have a Halon fire suppression system in your Houston property, it must have been installed before the Clean Air Act of 1994. After that, the new installations of Halon systems were banned. While Halon systems are no longer in production, it’s still …

Do I Need Special Fire Extinguishers for My Kitchen?

Posted on December 1, 2014

Various types of combustible materials are found in commercial buildings. The type of material fueling a fire dictates which type of fire extinguisher you need to keep on hand. The type of fire extinguisher most people are familiar with is …

Fire Prevention Methods for Restaurants

Posted on November 28, 2014

Commercial kitchens are very dangerous places, especially if your employees are not following proper safety procedures. Knife injuries are the most common concern, but fire represents the greatest potential liability for a restaurant. Fire damage destroys valuable tools, ruins food, …

Commercial Fire Protection Measures You Can Do Yourself

Posted on November 18, 2014

Although Fire Prevention Week was observed in October, the importance of fire safety and prevention should be in the minds of building or property owners and managers every month. There are so many ways a fire can roar to life and quickly consume everything in its …

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