Fire Industry News and Events

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

Flameless Food: Restaurant Fire Safety

It takes vigilance to run a safe restaurant that is at a low risk for a fire. With the right planning, though, maintaining fire safety can be part of the typical restaurant business.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015