BUSINESS CHECKLIST FOR FIRE AND SAFETY Every business must take steps to ensure that their workplace is safe. This article will be to walk you through an ideal checklist for a business’s fire and safety procedures. You might think that understanding fire and safety is fairly straight-forward and while this is somewhat true, it’s important…

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Commercial fire alarm systems are relatively similar to residential fire alarm systems. Although they are similar, commercial fire alarm systems are more advanced, must be frequently tested and maintained, and protects more people. We are going to discuss some of the differences between these types of systems, the importance of maintaining a commercial fire alarm…

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FIRE PUMP TEST Fire pumps are more important than most people realize. Whenever a fire breaks out, there’s a chance that you won’t be able to reach a water source or fire extinguishers and attempt to put it out; this is where fire pumps come in. You’ll commonly find fire pumps in the basements of…

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With Thanksgiving looming, you might be considering preparing the turkey in a turkey fryer. Coleman Fire Department gave a demonstration on Friday to point out what the dangers were when preparing turkeys in this manner. David Martinez, Fire Chief, said that the usual reasons that people have problems in this area is that they are…

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From 5 o’clock on the evening of Friday, a ban is being imposed on outdoor fires in Coweta County. Only fires contained in a grill will be permitted. As a result of wildfire danger, no other fires are allowed. The weather conditions forecasted today of high winds, in conjunction conditions that are very dry and…

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Residents are being reminded by the Northwest Insurance Council that wood stoves, chimneys and space heaters can pose a fire risk. Statistics from the NFPA show that 16 percent of fires in the home from 2009 to 2013 could be traced back to heating equipment. A total of 56,000 fires led to 1,490 injuries and…

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Winter Sprinkler System This article will discuss sprinkler systems, how they are affected by Winter, and how you can prevent them from malfunctioning throughout the season. With Winter’s cold temperatures on the horizon, it’s more important than ever for you to take steps to prevent their sprinkler systems from freezing up and leaving you with a…

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This article will discuss fire extinguishers and how to use them properly. Nowadays, most buildings have multiple fire extinguishers around the building so that if a fire breaks out, it can quickly be dealt with. Unfortunately, although a lot of people think that fire extinguishers are relatively easy to use, they aren’t. The majority of…

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Every fire extinguisher has different uses, we’re going to discuss what type of fire extinguisher you should use for your company. Over the last few decades, it has become more apparent that workplaces require several different types of fire extinguishers rather than the standard Class ABC extinguisher. The only problem is that not all companies have…

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