Posts Tagged: Fire Prevention

Reviewing Fire Safety this Spring

If you’re like many Americans who take the spring season as a chance to do some seriously cleaning around the house, then there’s one other thing you should add to your to-do list: reviewing fire safety in your home. To work a fire safety checkup into your spring cleaning routine, start with a once-over of… Read more »

College Saved By Sprinkler System

Many people are aware of the importance of fire alarms and smoke detectors, however, fire sprinkler systems are the most important type of fire prevention overall. Fire officials in Hibbing, Minnesota said that a sprinkler system in a Northern Minnesota college prevented an estimated $1 million in damage to the campus after a recent fire… Read more »

Fire Hazards at Work

If you own a business, one of your top priorities should be to keep your employees safe. All employees should know how to respond to a fire and how to identify possible fire hazards. Combustible Materials and Chemicals The fire hazards that are within your workplace will depend on what type of work is done… Read more »

Teaching Your Children about Fire Safety

With more than 360,000 home fires taking place across the United States each year, teaching your children about fire safety is of the utmost important. But how should you approach the subject with your little ones? We at Beach Lake Sprinkler recommend taking a positive approach. Yes, your fire safety talk should be a serious… Read more »

Three Major Causes of Electrical Fires and How to Prevent Them

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According to Electrical Safety Foundation International, there are about 51,000 home electrical fires each year – resulting in more than 500 deaths and 1,400 injuries. Most commonly caused by the problems highlighted below, these fires can typically be avoided through simple safety measures. Outdated Appliances The majority of electrical fires can be attributed to outdated… Read more »