Posts Categorized: Fire Safety

An Overview of Commercial Fires and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Commercial Fires

Every year, there are almost 100,000 commercial fires that take place throughout the U.S. These fires result in hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries, and billions of dollars’ worth of damage on an annual basis. If you own a commercial property, preventing fires from starting and spiraling out of control should be of the utmost… Read more »

The Differences Between Simplex Addressable and Non-Addressable Smoke and Heat Detectors

Non-Addressable vs Addressable Smoke Detectors

Do you want to enhance the fire alarm system that you already have installed in your commercial facility? Simplex can help you do it by providing you with a wide range of advanced peripherals that are designed to help your current system meet any applicable codes while offering you more protection from fires and the… Read more »

Common Fire Code Issues

Fire Code Violations

In the interest of safety, what are some common fire code/safety issues most talked about in public buildings? Well, if you were to ask inspectors, who typically look over common areas, stairways, closets, utility rooms and more, you’d get an earful. Storage Mishaps Oftentimes, it all comes down to storage, as in, “How are things… Read more »

Fire Safety Tips for Halloween

Fire Prevention on Halloween

Do you like to light candles and place them inside of jack-o’-lanterns for Halloween? It’s a great tradition that really helps get everyone in a festive mood. However, it could also potentially be a fire hazard if you aren’t careful. In fact, there are all sorts of fire hazards that are, unfortunately, tied to Halloween… Read more »

Fire Risks for Elderly People

Fire Risks for Elderly Folks

People of all ages can face fire risks in their homes. But elderly people, in particular, can find themselves dealing with certain fire risks that are exclusive to those in their age group. If you’re a senior citizen or you have a special senior in your life, you should work to reduce these fire risks…. Read more »

The Lessons Learned From Pet Fire Safety Day

Pet Fire Safety Day

If a fire were to break out in your home tomorrow, how would you protect your pets and get them out safely? July 15 was Pet Fire Safety Day, which makes now the perfect time to consider what steps you can take to keep your pets safe in the event of a fire. Here are… Read more »