Fire and Life Safety on Boats

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Be Safe on the Water Labor Day Weekend is upon us which means that thousands of people will be soaking in the last weekend of summer near the water. Many of these people will be spending their time on boats. It is important when you are on any type of watercraft (boats, wave runners, kayaks, and jet skis) that you … Read More

Fire Dangers in Grow Rooms

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How to Protect Your Grow Room Against Fire In 2019 California’s legal cannabis sales are expected to gross $3.1 billion. This makes California the largest cannabis market in the world. In January of 2018, cannabis sales became legal in California and this has brought an influx of legal cannabis growers to the state. With so many grow rooms popping up … Read More

Fire and Life Safety at Industrial and Manufacturing Properties

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Facts & Statistics Industrial and manufacturing properties include utility, defense, agriculture, and mining properties. Over the last 3 decades there has been a substantial fall in fires that occur at these properties. This means that our industrial and manufacturing properties are becoming safer. But, this does not mean that we can become complacent with our safety at these locations. Because … Read More

Fire and Life Safety in Dorms and Greek Housing

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Be Safe This School Year! August is here which means that millions of college students will be making dorms and Greek housing their home away from home for the better part of the next year. Moving into college housing can be an exhilarating change. But, it is important that you make sure to take all of the necessary safety precautions … Read More

ASD and Fire Alarms

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How to Prepare for a Fire Fire alarms are important elements in fire and life safety systems. They help alert us of fire and ensure that we are able to exit quickly and safely. As protective as fire alarms are they are also loud, bright, and disruptive. This can difficult for everyone to manage with, but it is especially challenging … Read More

Fire and Life Safety in Rural Areas

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How to Protect Your Barns and Chicken Coops Against Fire Rural areas, barns, and chicken coops are three areas where fires can start and spread extremely quickly. Seeing as there is so much land out in these areas it can be difficult for fires to be extinguished quickly. If you live in a rural area, or have a barn or … Read More

Apprenticeship FAQ

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Popular Questions About Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler Apprenticeship Programs Last year we released two blog posts about becoming fire alarm and fire sprinkler apprentices. The fire sprinkler apprenticeship post talks about the new California law that requires apprentices, the process on becoming an apprentice, and how you become a journeyman. The fire alarm apprenticeship post talks about the process … Read More

Property Type and Fires

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Statistics on Fires by Property Type and How to Protect Your Property Fires can happen anywhere. This is why it is very important to make sure that your property is up to code and protected with the proper fire and life safety systems. Damage from Property Fires NFPA has put together the following data to show the annual average amount … Read More

Fireworks and Sparkler Safety

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Have Fun and Be Safe This 4th of July We have 2 days until the 4th of July, which means people all over the country are already gearing up for firework celebrations. The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to watch a professional show. But, if you choose to use consumer fireworks it is important that you understand the dangers … Read More

Lightning Strikes

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How Common Are Fires Started By Lightning Strikes? Warm summer rain turns into thunder and lightning storms. These storms can be beautiful and exhilarating to watch, but when lightning strikes it can  be harm people and the land that gets stuck in the storm. Lightning Strike Facts It was reported by NFPA that lightning caused an estimated annual average of … Read More