Fire Industry News and Events

Submit Your Best Fire Photos and Win!

Did you take an amazing photo this (or a previous) fire season? This year, we are offering you the chance to share your unique view of wildland firefighting with our large customer base.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Giving Back During the Holidays

The employees at our Eugene location choose a local charity to receive a portion of the profits from each fire extinguisher annual service (walk-ins and on-location) performed in December. Learn more about our 2015 recipient and how you can contribute here.

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Monthly Fire Extinguisher Inspections

Monthly fire extinguisher inspections include a quick check that a fire extinguisher is in its designated place, that it has not been actuated or tampered with, and that there is no obvious physical damage or condition to prevent its operation. Learn more about how to check the fire extinguishers in your home or business to ensure your safety in the case of a fire.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Winter Fire Safety Tips

​It’s every homeowner or renter’s worst nightmare: your home going up in flames. During the winter, homes are especially susceptible to fires.​ Follow these winter fire safety tips to keep your home fire free during the cold season.

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Up In Flames: Watered vs. Dry Christmas Trees

Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are unusually likely to be serious. On average, one of every 40 reported home structure Christmas tree fires resulted in a death compared to an average of one death per 142 total reported home structure fires. This demonstration shows how flammable a dry Christmas tree can be as opposed to a tree watered regularly.

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Christmas Tree Safety

U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 210 home fires that start with Christmas trees per year. These fires caused an average of 7 deaths, 19 injuries, and $17.5 million in direct property damage annually. As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart with these Christmas Tree Safety Tips.

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Controlled Burning 101

Over the years, U.S. federal agencies have sought ways to mitigate the threat posed by forest fires, finding one very practical solution: controlled burning.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A Look at Three Notable Fire Suppression Systems

Each system will differ depending on the particular design. However, it is important that your fire suppressant system is specifically designed for the appropriate application and the chemicals used in its environment.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015