Power Outages and Fire and Life Safety Equipment

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Prepare for Power Outages Throughout the past few months California has been experiencing PG&E power outages. According to PG&E, “it may be necessary for us to turn off electricity when gusty winds and dry conditions, combined with a heightened fire risk, are forecasted.” Here in Northern California we are in high fire danger season. We have yet to get any … Read More

Fire and Life Safety in Mercantile Properties

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Be Safe While Shopping This Holiday Season The Holiday Season is here which means that people will be flooding to mercantile properties to get all of the best Black Friday deals. NFPA describes mercantile properties as, “an assortment of different types of stores, facilities providing personal services such as barber and beauty shops, laundry or dry cleaning shops, service stations, … Read More

Fire Prevention Week

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October 6-12 2019 This year’s NFPA Fire Prevention Week theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” This theme touches on what it means to be a hero and how important it is to have a fire escape plan. Not Every Hero Wears a Cape The first part of 2019’s theme talks about the different … Read More

Hurricane Season

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Be Prepared During Hurricane Season National Preparedness Month is over and we are in the middle of peak hurricane season. Hurricane Dorian has already wreaked havoc on the Bahamas and threatened the southeast coastline of the United States and this is just the start. Over the next few months we need to prepare to have more hurricanes damage our country … Read More

Community Preparedness

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Help Out Locally For our last week of National Preparedness Month we will be talking about how important it is to prepare for disasters as a community. This preparation can happen on a small or large scale, but it is important nonetheless. What Disasters Effect Your Community One of the first things that you can do when working on community … Read More

Youth Preparedness

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Prepare Your Child for an Emergency It can be difficult to prepare kids for disasters. Especially because they cannot fully understand the severity of disastrous situations. This is why youth preparedness is so important. As week 3’s topic of National Preparedness Month, Ready.gov has some great tips for how to prepare your child for a disaster. Preparing Your Child One … Read More

National Preparedness Month

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Be Prepared Not Scared September is National Preparedness Month. This year FEMA and Ready.org has centered the theme around being, “Prepared Not Scared”. This theme focuses on the importance of making sure that you are prepared in the event of an emergency. When you are prepared you are more likely to be less frightened in the event of an emergency. … Read More

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