Frequently Asked Questions

Local Fire Safety Laws

Local Fire Safety Laws

Fire Safety regulations are extremely important to keep up to date. So let us help you to avoid hefty fines. Fire inspectors have been increasing the amount of violations and fines in the Coachella Valley. So let us inspect your extinguishers, sprinkler systems, fire...

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Fire Alarms and Monitoring

Fire Alarms and Monitoring

If you are looking to have a fire alarm system installed or serviced, give us a call today and our trained technicians will provide you with all of the support you need. Make sure your building is safe with our 24/7 fire monitoring service. Call us now and we will...

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Classes of Fires

Classes of Fires

There are four classes of fires. All fire extinguishers are labeled, using standard symbols, for the classes of fires on which they can be used. A red slash through any of the symbols tells you the extinguisher cannot be used on that class of fire. A missing symbol...

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Fire Extinguisher Sizes

Fire Extinguisher Sizes

Portable extinguishers are also rated for the size of fire they can handle. This rating is expressed as a number from 1 to 40 for Class A fires and from 1 to 640 for Class B fires. This rating will appear on the label-- 2A:10B:C, for example. The larger the numbers,...

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Why Does Smoke Come from a Fire?

Why Does Smoke Come from a Fire?

Let's say you have a nice fire going, and it has burned down to the point where what you see is a collection of hot "glowing embers." The fire is still producing a lot of heat, but it is producing no smoke at all. You might have gotten to this point either by starting...

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What is Fire?

What is Fire?

In order to have a fire, there must be three elements:   Fuel: something which will burn Heat: enough to make the fuel burn Oxygen: air All three elements must be present at the same time to have a fire. Fire will burn until one or more of the...

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