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The Impact of Smoke from Home Fires

The Impact of Smoke from Home Fires

When caught in a house fire, it is incredibly rare victims succumb to injury from contact with the fire itself. That’s because most fatalities are rooted in smoke inhalation. The origin of most fatalities in structure fires, smoke inhalation greatly reduces oxygen intake and leads to lost consciousness, leaving you defenseless from the elements. Smoke… Continue Reading

Facts About Fire Sprinklers

Facts About Fire Sprinklers

In the event of a fire, the heat from the flames activates a sensor in the sprinkler heads closest to the fire and release water immediately.  Only the sprinkler heads in the vicinity of the fire will activate.  The sprinkler system will allow the affected sprinkler to quickly reduce the heat from the fire.   Contrary… Continue Reading

Fire Safety Tips for Summer

Fire Safety Tips for Summer

Summertime means backyard barbecues, moonlit bonfires, and amazing firework shows. There are many exciting activities to participate in during the summer season, but it is important to practice safety procedures while dealing with fire. Summer is one of the most dangerous seasons for fire-related injuries and deaths. There are a few different precautions to take… Continue Reading