What Are The Fire Safety Guidelines A Hospital Must Follow?
Hospitals have very strict fire safety guidelines in place for several reasons. Most importantly, the people within hospitals are in a vulnerable state, and may not be able to evacuate without assistance. Secondly, hospitals are home to all sorts of medical equipment, oxygen tanks, and flammable chemicals. Uncontrolled fires in hospitals can spread very quickly […]
7 Must-Have Features of a Fire Alarm System
When it comes to ensuring the safety of our homes and workplaces, fire alarm systems are an absolute necessity. Not only do they provide early warning of fire and smoke, but they also give us the time to respond and evacuate safely. In fact – according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) – having […]
Conventional Vs Addressable Fire Alarm System: What You Need To Know
Fire alarm systems have seen a great deal of innovation in the last decade alone. We’ve come a long way from just smoke detectors and sprinklers. The newer fire alarms are equipped with computerized detection systems that can communicate with each other and pinpoint fires in the early stages. Pennsylvania is no stranger to fire […]
5 Places to Install a Residential Fire Alarm System
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than one-quarter of reported fires in the United States are residential. Moreover, residential fires in Pennsylvania are slightly higher than the national average. While many of these fires are small and quickly extinguished some result in severe structural damage, injuries, or even loss of life. […]
Does Your Home or Business Have a Proper Fire Alarm System?
Having a great fire alarm system is certainly the best way to prevent massive destruction. Devastating fires demolish homes and commercial properties more often than you’d think. Most fires are caused by internal issues like electrical problems or heating equipment. But the state of Pennsylvania also reports twice as many wildfires as the national average. […]