Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) Systems

Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) fire sprinkler systems are ceiling mounted fire sprinklers that are designed to eliminate the need for in-rack fire sprinklers in warehouses with high piled storage. ESFR systems provide a higher level of protection than conventional sprinkler systems. How Do ESFR Systems Differ from Conventional Sprinklers? ESFR systems use high-volume, high-pressure… Read more »

Fire Prevention Week 2022

Fire Prevention Week (FPW) is October 9 – 15, 2022. This year is the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week. FPW was first observed in 1922 when it was sponsored as a public observance by the NFPA. The goal of Fire Prevention Week is to educate the public about fire safety in order to decrease… Read more »

Benefits of an Emergency Fire Protection Provider

There are many variables you should consider when choosing a fire protection company to sign a service contract with. You may look at their reviews, whether they have any licenses or certifications, what types of experience the company has, the pricing, and how long they have been in business. Another factor you should add to… Read more »

Fire Protection Services in Atlantic City

For fire protection services in Atlantic City and the surrounding areas, Rich Fire Protection is a great choice. Rich Fire is a full-service fire protection contractor that can provide service for a wide range of applications including hotels, casinos, retail centers, healthcare facilities, government buildings, residential buildings, industrial facilities, and more. Fire Sprinkler System Installation… Read more »

Wet vs. Dry Pipe Fire Sprinkler Systems

When you are installing a fire sprinkler system in your facility, you want to be sure that you choose the type of system that is right for the space. Two common types of sprinkler systems include traditional wet pipe sprinklers and dry pipe fire sprinkler systems. What is a Wet Pipe Sprinkler System? Wet pipe… Read more »

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 »