What is the Difference Between Fire Prevention and Fire Protection?

October 20th, 2016
Fire prevention and fire protection

What is the difference between fire protection and fire prevention? Let’s take a look!

Like most property owners, you may be wondering how you can protect your business from fire damage. While not all fires can be prevented, there are some things you can do to prevent and protect your business from fire. But what is the difference between fire prevention and fire protection? Let’s look at these two different methods.  Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week

October 14th, 2016
smoke alarm for national fire prevention week

When was the last time you changed your smoke alarm?

This week marks the 89th annual National Fire Prevention Week. Since it was established in 1920 by the NFPA, each year the Association chooses a different theme to alert the public of the danger of fire. But how did this program start and what is this year’s theme? Read on to find out. Read the rest of this entry »

Protecting Your Computer Server Room from Fire

October 7th, 2016
computer server room

Don’t let your computer server room go unprotected.

Your computer server room is the brains of your company’s operation. These rooms are full of sensitive equipment that should be protected at all costs. But what happens when one of the pieces of equipment overheats and starts a fire in your computer server room? Instead of ruining your equipment even further with something that isn’t appropriate for your computer server room, let’s take a look at some tips for assessing your computer server room’s fire protection needs. Read the rest of this entry »

6 Common Fire Code Violations

September 30th, 2016
Common Fire Code Violations

How many violations does your company have?

Every business owner knows how important it is to adhere to the fire code recommendations. These codes are set by the NFPA in order to make sure your business as well as your employees are safe from possible harm. But what exactly are these codes? Well, let’s take a look at six common fire code violations you could be doing in your business. Read the rest of this entry »

Preventing Commercial Kitchen Fires

September 23rd, 2016
Kitchen fires

Your commercial kitchen is full of activity. Don’t let everything halt because of a kitchen fire.

When working in a commercial kitchen, fire is an extremely useful tool. But what happens when that tool mixes with other things and ends up becoming extremely dangerous? Commercial kitchen fires can become out of control extremely quickly if steps are not taken to prevent them. Let’s take a look at how you can help to prevent commercial kitchen fires. Read the rest of this entry »

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