Change Your Fire Safety Mindset When the Seasons Change

It feels like we have talked about a lot in this blog. We have obviously talked about how important it is to have fire sprinklers installed in your homes, but we have also touched upon the crazy world of fire codes, which can be its own bag of worms since each state is different in… Read more »

Fire Sprinklers Being Installed at Olympic National Park

When you think of fire sprinklers being installed, what do you think of? Chances are you think of sprinklers inside the home or inside a building. That makes sense. That’s typically what we think about when we think of fire suppression. Perhaps it’s because of all the fire alarms we’d see growing up – little… Read more »

The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s National Trade Show

What are you doing October 10-13? If you’re at all interested in fire sprinklers and other forms of fire suppression, you won’t want to miss the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) national trade show, which will be taking place at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona. From their website, “The American Fire… Read more »

Stay Fire-Safe This Summer

Every so often, we over at Rich Fire like to remind you of the risks of fires when it comes to summer and cookouts. While we deal with the installation of fire sprinklers and other indoor fire prevention systems, we still like to educate the public on the importance of staying vigilant when you’re around… Read more »

The Problem of Rent-Controlled Buildings

There are so many fires in America on a daily basis. Some happen naturally, out of our hands; others because of us. Regardless of the cause, we must remain vigilant and determine why these fires happened, and what we can do to stop them. One fire statistic, in particular, that has many people on the… Read more »

Grants for Sprinkler Installation Advocacy

For years, Rich Fire has been a 24-hour emergency based fire suppression contractor. Committed to excellence, we believe that the only way to truly prevent fires is to educate the public, from the very old to toddlers. This is one of the mission statements of the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), which about month ago,… Read more »

Illinois Construction Commission Talks Sprinkler Requirements

Whether or not fire sprinklers should be required by law to be installed in residential properties has been a hot topic for debate across the country. There are many businesses, organizations, and individuals who firmly believe that a sprinkler system in every home would save lives each and every year. We happen to fall on… Read more »

Sprinkler System Puts out Another Fire

There are countless studies and initiatives taking place across the country that are attempting to convey to people how important fire sprinkler systems really are. While we never want to hear about an actual fire breaking out, there are plenty of real world examples to look at that prove this point. For example, earlier this… Read more »

The Importance of Firefighters and Fire Prevention Measures

Installing sprinklers is one thing, protecting people in the heat of the action is another matter entirely. Over the past couple weeks, many areas of the country have seen their fair share of catastrophe due to erratic weather. Whether the wildfires out west or the flash flooding in Texas, Oklahoma, and other states, our backs… Read more »

New Stipend Program Supports Sprinkler Demonstrations

You can tell people the facts about fire sprinklers and how they make buildings safer for the people who live and work in them, but that’s sometimes not as effective as just showing them. That’s one of the reasons why the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition is offering a new stipend program to fire departments around… Read more »