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2011 National Fire Prevention Week

“It’s Fire Prevention Week. Protect your Family from Fire!” National Fire Prevention Week is October 9-15, 2011. This year the NFPA’s official theme for Fire Prevention Week is “Protect Your Family From Fire”. As per the NFPA, this year’s...

Did you know? Facts and Information on Smoke Alarms

Did you know? Each year nearly 3,000 people die in U.S home fires.  A fire department responded to a home fire every 81 seconds.  Unattended cooking continues to be the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Heating equipment fires accounted for 16% of...

New Jersey Nursing Home Requirements

The NJ Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced that all nursing homes in New Jersey will now be required to have automatic sprinkler systems. The rule originally went into effect on January 2, 2007 and owners had three years to bring their facilities into...

Smoke Detector Maintenance: Make sure you are not in violation.

Protect yourself and your family. In the event of a fire, properly installed and maintained smoke alarms will provide an early warning alarm to your household. This alarm could save your own life and those of your loved ones by providing the chance to escape. If you have a smoke detector with batteries it is extremely important to test your smoke detector once a month, and replace the battery once a year.