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American industry is highly regulated and advanced. Yet the risk of fire is always present, even in the most careful facilities. Fortunately, proper fire alarm design can minimize this risk. By hiring experts to strategically place smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, sprinkler systems, and gas-utilizing fire suppression systems, business owners can ensure the safety and …

When a fire starts in one building, it not only can cause damage to that building, but the others surrounding it as well. And unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened when a vacant Birmingham hotel caught on fire a few days ago.
Each year, there is about $76 million in property loss from hotel and motel …

When our loved ones are no longer able to care for themselves or when we are not able to step in as caregiver, many of us rely on long-term elder care facilities to provide the assistance needed. We hope that when we move our loved ones in, that they will be safe and sound in …

Fires destroy many homes and businesses all over the nation every year. Fires in hotels and motels kill 15 people and hurt another 150 every year. Fires also hurt thousands of American businesses each year. These hurt the trust customers and clients have in those businesses. They cause damage to buildings that cost a lot …

Four property classes account for half of high-rise fires: apartments, hotels, offices, and facilities that care for the sick. But regardless of the type of business your facility operates, keeping fire protection systems up to date with maintenance and testing is of the utmost importance. Fire alarm designs vary, but there’s no flawless model. It’s …

Fire protection systems are unsung heroes of the safety world that can go significant amounts of time without being paid attention to. Of course, it’s not until a fire emergency that people owe their well-being to those protections systems working without hitch.
Fire protection companies will preach the importance of fire alarms systems being updated, …

The majority of people learn the basics of fire safety during childhood from a combination of school lessons and what is shown in movies and television. While these sources can give a basic understanding, they can also create dangerous misconceptions about what types of industrial fire protection services you need. Know the truth to these …

Fires don’t just appear out of nowhere. They have specific sources that are often unique to the building that they are affecting. And no matter what your building is used for or who is inside, a fire is sure to demolish it. Every year, fires in just hotels and motels result in $76 million in …

You likely are already aware of the importance of testing fire alarm systems, but too often the gravity of how important it is doesn’t sink in until it’s too late. Just four different property classes — apartments, hotels, offices, and facilities that care for the sick — make up half of all high-rise fires. This …

Fire safety is one thing that a majority of business and residence take very seriously and for which they will have protection measures in place. When you have a combination of automatic sprinklers and early warning systems in your building, you could reduce overall injuries, loss of life, and property damage by at least 50%, …

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