Fire Prevention Week 2021

It is always important to be aware of fire safety and teach others measures to prevent fires and fire related injuries. However, every year on the week of October 9th Fire Prevention Week (FPW) is observed in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire. This fire killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more… Read more »

Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing Frequency

Inspecting and testing your fire sprinkler systems can help maximize system integrity, prevent failures, ensure fast response in an emergency, and extend the longevity of your system. It is extremely important to set up program to get your sprinkler system inspected and tested on a regular basis. NFPA 25 NFPA 25 is the Standard for… Read more »

Deluge Fire Sprinkler Systems

Deluge fire systems are great for high hazard applications where total flooding is needed to prevent a fire from growing uncontrollably. What is a Deluge System? In a deluge fire system, all the sprinkler heads are always open and sprinkler pipes are empty, unpressurized, and connected to the main water supply. When a fire is… Read more »

Fire Prevention Week 2020

This year, Fire Prevention Week is October 4th -10th 2020. During Fire Prevention Week, educate those around you about fire safety and prevention measures to prevent tragic fire accidents. On October 9th, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire killed 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures, and burned more than 2,000 acres of land…. Read more »

CO2 Fire Suppression Systems

With so many fire suppression systems available, it can be hard to discern which option is the best for your application. When it comes to protecting your property and the people in it, having the best fire protection system that meet’s the needs of your application is very important. What is CO2 Fire Suppression? A… Read more »

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Did you know that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? According the NFPA, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,570 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving. Stay safe this Thanksgiving and be cautious when you’re cooking to prevent home fires. Don’t Leave Your Cooking Unattended Unattended cooking is the leading contributing factor… Read more »

Fire Prevention Week 2019

Fire Prevention Week is October 6th-12th 2019. During Fire Prevention Week, take time to learn how to stay safe in case of a fire. Fires can be extremely destructive. Learning how to prevent fires is extremely important for your safety and the safety of those around you. FPW is observed on the week of the… Read more »

What is FM200 Fire Suppression?

FM200 is made out of Heptafluoropropane, a compound of carbon, fluorine and hydrogen (CF3CHFCF3). It is one of the most common non water-based fire suppressants and it extinguishes a fire primarily through heat absorption, leaving no reside behind. FM200 works well in areas where sensitive equipment is present. FM200 is stored in cylinders as a… Read more »