Fire Inspection Survival Guide for Restaurants

Fire Inspection Survival Guide for Restaurants

Local fire department officials perform annual inspections to assess and eliminate potential fire and life safety hazards in restaurants. One of the primary goals of inspections is to ensure that all required codes and standards are being followed by the eating...
Planning a Successful Fire Alarm System Upgrade

Planning a Successful Fire Alarm System Upgrade

It’s a common scenario: a facility’s fire alarm system comes to the end of its operational life, necessitating an upgrade. For that upgrade to be a success, the new system must meet the budget, the code requirements of local and state governments, and the...
Fire Extinguishers and the Five Classes of Fire

Fire Extinguishers and the Five Classes of Fire

As the owner of a business or commercial property, you have the responsibility to provide employees, customers, and guests with protection from fire hazards. You may think that if you have a fire extinguisher, you have what you need to put out most kinds of small...
Common Household Items That are Highly Flammable

Common Household Items That are Highly Flammable

Though it is common knowledge that certain items in your home (stove, chimney) are more likely to be the source of a fire, there are actually quite a few unknown household items that are highly flammable. Fire safety is important and it’s always good to be informed...