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Light the Path of Egress for the Holidays

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Holidays are upon us and now’s a good time to make sure your lights are working properly and get them hung in all the right places. No, not the strands of pretty holiday lights. We are talking about exit and emergency lighting in your restaurant or place of business. These safety devices light the path of egress for everyone inside a facility.   Read More . . .

The Kitchen Exhaust Hood Cleaning Guide for Restaurant Owners

Thursday, October 22, 2015

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How to Help, Not Hinder, in a Real Fire Situation

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

People, instinctively, want to lend a hand in an emergency situation. Our survival instinct kicks-in and we look for ways to keep ourselves safe, as well as those around us. Even with all those good intentions, there are things that people do in these situations that can hinder the performance of the first responders and put other's lives in more danger.   Read More . . .

Fire Safety Tips for Business Owners

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Every fire has the potential to reach catastrophic levels. It is absolutely necessary for every business to have a fire safety plan in place in order to avoid injury, loss of life or substantial property loss. As a manager or business owner, it is your responsibility to ensure that your staff and employees are protected in the event of a fire. Here are a few components of a well prepared fire safety plan.   Read More . . .

Vehicle Fire Extinguishers 101

Monday, March 30, 2015

We hear the same questions everyday, but there's one that's begun to stand out: “Should I put a fire extinguisher in my vehicle(s)?” The simple answer is, “Yes!” 

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that vehicle fires account for about 20 percent of all reported fires. Short circuits, leaking fluids and faulty fuel delivery systems are just a few common causes of vehicle fires.    Read More . . .

FAQs on Fire Escape Planning

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A disorganized evacuation can result in confusion, injury, and property damage. If you are a business owner, please take the time to understand what goes into creating an effective fire escape plan.  Once all your questions are answered, prepare a plan and share it with your employees as part of an ongoing training schedule.  As a homeowner, you should have a clear plan to evacuate your family in the event of a fire.   Read More . . .

Restaurant Fire Prevention Overview

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Restaurants are full of potential fire sources with open flames, hot equipment, electrical connections, cooking oils, cleaning chemicals and paper products. There are an estimated 8,000 restaurant fires each year that cause an annual average of $246 million in direct property damage. Here are some steps you can take to prevent lost revenues from fire and eliminate the possibility that you will have to completely shut down your place of business.   Read More . . .

Fire Extinguisher Inspection and Service

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Fire & Safety Commodities service team uses a custom built reporting system that is fully functional from their handheld smartphones. Our technicians have the ability to include voice data, photos, and apply all AHJ and applicable state codes. This ensures that your company’s fire protection equipment has been tested properly.   Read More . . .

9 Fire Safety Tips for Students Heading Back-To-School

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The beginning of a new school year means becoming familiar with new classes, homework, friends, and PARTIES! With such hectic lives, college students forget about the real danger of accidental fires. We would like to remind students to take action to protect themselves and their friends from fire.   Read More . . .

Today in Fire History | Beverly Hills Supper Club fire of 1977

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Beverly Hills Supper Club fire in Southgate, Kentucky, is the third deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. It occurred on the night of May 28, 1977, during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. A total of 165 persons died and over 200 were injured as a result of the blaze. It was the deadliest fire in the United States since 1944, when 168 people were killed in the Hartford circus fire in Hartford, Connecticut.   Read More . . .


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