Just last Saturday a 4-alarm fire broke out at a Dundalk warehouse on the 2300 block of Chesapeake Avenue. It was a fast moving fire on a stormy night.
The fire-damaged warehouse is a welding company with fire hazardous material inside. The hazardous material made the fire flare back up during fire extinguishing.
Firefighters are monitoring the warehouse to make sure the warehouse fire has no opportunity to rekindle.
No direct cause for the blaze has been identified.
How can you protect your warehouse from a 4-alarm fire?
Keep the warehouse compliant with fire codes is the best solution.
Why? It will strengthen the fire safety and life safety of your warehouse. Not to mention, being complaint with fire codes will prevent you from paying expensive fines.
Here are fire systems your warehouse should have installed for utmost fire safety and life safety:
Fire extinguishers. Employees should be trained on how to properly use all types of fire extinguishers.
As for warehouse fire safety facts, here are some:
Passing a fire inspection does not guarantee 100% that your warehouse is up to code or safe.
You will need more than an automatic fire sprinkler system to prevent a warehouse from burning down.
Hire Fireline Corporation as your fire protection engineer to protect your business from warehouse fires.
Fireline will help you identify operational changes that could compromise your fire protection design.
Learn about our fire systems to see how we can help you prevent loss of life and property at your warehouse.
Fireline a Maryland corporation founded in 1947 by John S. Waters. Fireline remains a pioneer in the fledgling fire equipment distribution business and we have grown to encompass all facets of fire protection. We can design, install, inspect, or service any type of fire protection system. From fire alarm to fire extinguishers, we do it all.
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