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Fire Safety and Education Articles

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 smoke detectors work?  There are actually a few different kinds of smoke detectors. In this article you will learn how smoke detectors works and the differences between 2 different kinds of smoke detectors.  All smoke detectors consist of two basic...

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Different Types of Fire Extinguishers

Different Types of Fire Extinguishers

The Fire Extinguisher must be appropriate 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 extinguisher, you can endanger yourself and make the fire worse. It is...

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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

Fire extinguishers come in many sizes. In this article you will learn the different fire extinguisher sizes and what class of fire they can handle. Portable fire extinguishers are also rated for the size of fire they can handle. This rating is expressed as a number...

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Why Does Smoke Come from a Fire?

Why Does Smoke Come from a Fire?

Ever wondered why smoke comes from fire? In this article we will describe a typical scenario of starting a fire and then explain how and why smoke comes 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...

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“Should I Try to Fight this Fire?”

“Should I Try to Fight this Fire?”

BEFORE you begin (or even consider) fighting a fire:  Call the Fire Department (Dial 911). Make sure the building is being evacuated. Determine whether the fire is small and is not spreading.  Confirm that you have a safe path to an exit not threatened by the fire....

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Local Fire Safety Laws

Local Fire Safety Laws

Fire Safety laws and regulations are extremely important to keep up to date. It's our job to keep customers in the loop on local fire safety laws as they change. So let us help you to avoid hefty fines. Fire inspectors have been increasing the amount of fire safety...

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Fighting Small Fires on the Job

Fighting Small Fires on the Job

In this article we outline the best practices and preventative measures for fighting small fires in your workplace.  The absolute best way to fight a small fire is to take necessary preventative actions that will stop a small fire from ever beginning on a job site in...

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Only Fight a Fire If…

Only Fight a Fire If…

If you encounter a fire or are considering fighting a fire to put it out, these are the important factors to address before you engage in fighting the fire: Only fight a fire if... ...If the fire is small and contained. The time to use a fire extinguisher is in the...

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Fire Alarms and Monitoring

Fire Alarms and Monitoring

  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 alarm and monitoring service. Call us now and we...

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What is Fire?

What is Fire?

In this article, What is Fire? you will learn what fire really is and the best way to explain it to others. A fire consists of three elements:   Fuel: something which will burn Heat: enough to make the fuel burn Oxygen: air All three elements must be present at...

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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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How Do Ionization Smoke Detectors Work?

How Do Ionization Smoke Detectors Work?

All smoke detectors consist of two basic parts: a sensor to sense the smoke and a very loud electronic horn to wake people up. Smoke detectors can run off of a 9-volt battery or 120-volt house current. Ionization smoke detectors use an ionization chamber and a source...

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