Frequently Asked Questions

How To Turn Off A Fire Alarm (& end the beeping!)

How To Turn Off A Fire Alarm (& end the beeping!)

We’ve all experienced a false alarm from smoke detectors in our homes or fire alarm systems in buildings. Fire alarms and smoke detectors can save lives and they can also be very annoying and difficult to turn off once they’re triggered or have become faulty.  In this...

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Fire Extinguisher Placement: All You Need To Know

Fire Extinguisher Placement: All You Need To Know

 What are the NFPA fire extinguisher location requirements?    In this article, we will outline the most important places to keep fire extinguishers in your business or home, as recommended by the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association). The importance of fire...

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Fire Alarm Degrees: What You Should Know

Fire Alarm Degrees: What You Should Know

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ALARM FIRES: WHAT DO THEY MEAN? 1 alarm fire, 2 alarm fire, 3 alarm fire, 4 alarm fire, 5 alarm fire. You’ve probably heard of these different levels of fire alarm emergencies before, but do you actually know what they mean?  In this article, you will...

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In Case of Fire, Just Remember the Three A’s

In Case of Fire, Just Remember the Three A’s

Think fast! There's a fire in your building. What are the first three things you do?  Always remember the Three A's in case of a fire: Activate, Assist, Attempt.  ACTIVATE - the building alarm system or notify the fire department by calling 911. Or, have someone else...

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Using an Extinguisher? Learn P.A.S.S.

Using an Extinguisher? Learn P.A.S.S.

Using a fire extinguisher may look like simple task, but it's important to know how to use a fire extinguisher properly by using the P.A.S.S. technique. In this article you will learn how to use a fire extinguisher by following the acronym P.A.S.S. First, before...

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How Do Photoelectric Smoke Detectors Work?

How Do Photoelectric Smoke Detectors Work?

Ever wondered how a smoke detector works? In this article you will learn the inner workings of a common smoke detector to better understand how it can detect smoke and warn us of a potential fire.  There are two different kinds of smoke detectors. Here we will learn...

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