Posts By: Rich Fire Protection

Holiday Light Safety

The holiday season is full of jingling bells, blustery blizzards, and chestnuts roasting. Decking the halls with holiday lights can make your home feel merry and bright, but it’s important that you put up lights safely in order to avoid a potential fire. Are Lights In Good Shape? Before you start putting up lights, you… Read more »

Portable Fire Extinguisher maintenance requirements in New Jersey

It’s important to have proper maintenance for your portable fire extinguisher. Not only is it essential for the safety of your home or business, but it is also a requirement to have an operable fire extinguisher in New Jersey. Fire Extinguisher Inspections The state of New Jersey requires all one and two-family dwellings and multiple… Read more »

Maintaining the Smoke Alarms in Your Home

According to the National Fire Protection Association, fires that took place in homes with no smoke alarms accounted for 38 percent of home fire deaths between 2009 and 2013. Another 21 percent of home fire deaths took place in homes where smoke alarms were present but did not operate, meaning that more than half of… Read more »

Fire Safety Advice for the Holidays

As you hang decorations and lights around your home this holiday season, one of the last things on your mind is the possibility that a fire will occur. December is the peak month for home candle fires and Rich Fire Protection would like to remind you to take care while decorating your home and cooking… Read more »

The Dangers of Deep Frying a Turkey

Did you know that the peak day for home cooking fires is Thanksgiving Day? This fact is not very surprising, with a turkey in the oven, multiple pots on the stove and guests arriving throughout the day. There is so much rushing around to do throughout the festivities that it is difficult to keep your… Read more »

Winter Fire Safety Tips

When you think of winter, fire may be the furthest thing from your mind. Venture outside and you may experience everything from cold temperatures to freezing rain; not exactly an ideal environment for fire to thrive. But that’s exactly why fires can sometimes be more common during this time of year. People spend less time… Read more »