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NYC Fire Code Violations

The purpose of the New York City Fire Code is to establish reasonable minimum requirements and standards for life safety and property protection. One of the areas covered in the NYC Fire Code is the design, installation, operation and maintenance of devices, equipment...

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

To help you stay safe during this Holiday Season, we are offering a few simple phrases to help you avoid common holiday fire hazards. Holiday Lighting 1. Inspect lighting for worn insulation or loose light bulbs 2. Turn the lights off before leaving the house or going...

Common Fire Hazards

Once started, a fire can rage out of control in minutes. Many people don’t realize how quickly a fire can spread. But a small fire can become a large one in the time it takes you to read this sentence. Here are eight common fire hazards, provided by Alan Price,...

Winter Maintenance on your Wet or Dry Sprinkler System

Winter weather is almost here! Don’t forget about your sprinkler system. If you have a sprinkler system protecting your building, there are several steps that you can take to prevent damage to your system from freezing temperatures. Wet Sprinkler Systems A wet...

KITCHEN MISTER – RESTAURANT SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

  Did you know that kitchen fires are the leading cause of structural fire damage in the United States? Commercial kitchens are required to be protected with fire suppression systems. This is due to the ever-present danger of open flames, grease, and hot surfaces....