Fire Safety and Education Articles

Best San Diego Restaurants

California is a melting pot of cultures. With so many cultures coming together comes a wide selection of fantastic restaurants to choose from that boast flavors from around the world. Whether you're planning a trip to San Diego or are moving to the area, finding...

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San Diego Facts

San Diego is known for its gorgeous and pristine beaches, great year-round weather, tasty food, and welcoming locals, but there's a lot more to this thriving city than meets the eye. Although San Diego is a unique and beautiful place to visit because of its many...

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Best San Diego Beaches

If looking or planning an excellent vacation and looking for exceptional fun and entertainment, then San Diego is the perfect destination. Millions of tourists visit this beautiful city of California every year for endless activities. With the opportunity to enjoy...

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San Diego History

San Diego is a vibrant and bustling city in southern California. This city is situated on the Pacific Ocean on San Diego Bay, only about 20 miles north of the United States Mexico border. The city of San Diego is divided into two areas. The largest part of this city...

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Fire Safety Laws in Palm Springs

Fire Safety Laws in Palm Springs

Fire Safety laws and regulations are extremely important to keep up to date. You can find the most recent info on fire safety laws, permits, fire codes, and more on the City of Palm Springs fire prevention website  It's our job to keep customers in the loop on local...

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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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How Do Multi-Class Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers Work?

How Do Multi-Class Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers Work?

  In this article you will learn about multi-class dry chemical fire extinguishers and how they work, as well as some alternative ways to fight fires.  If you ask any firefighter what it takes to create a fire, you will learn that you have to have three things: A...

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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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How Do Ionization Smoke Detectors Work?

How Do Ionization Smoke Detectors Work?

  A smoke detector is a small device that often goes unnoticed, until it is set off! In this article you will learn how smoke detectors work to keep us safe from potential fire disasters.  Basic Components Of A Smoke Detector Did you know there are two types of...

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

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

What to do when you detect a fire in a building   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 (if it has...

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

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

How to properly use a fire extinguisher   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...

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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...

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Different Types of Fire Extinguishers

Different Types of Fire Extinguishers

Do You Have The Proper Fire Extinguisher For The Job?  It's important to have the appropriate fire extinguisher for the type of fire being fought. Multipurpose fire extinguishers, labeled ABC, may be used on all three classes of fire. If you use the wrong type of...

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Classes of Fires

Classes of Fires

The Four Classes Of Fires From A to D   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...

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Fire Extinguisher Sizes

Fire Extinguisher Sizes

Common Fire Extinguisher Sizes And Their Weight   Fire extinguishers come in many sizes. Some of them may look the same but can have different weights. In this article you will learn the different fire extinguisher sizes and what class of fire they can handle....

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