If you are in a crowded public building, it is important to be aware of your surroundings so that you know how to react in an emergency situation. Fires can be especially deadly in busy public facilities when many people are trying to exit a building at once and it could turn into chaos. Knowing… Read more »
Posts By: Julie Heltunen
According to the NFPA, from 2010-2015, there were 109,000 apartment fires, causing 400 deaths, 4,170 injuries and $1.3 million in property damage. In apartment buildings, fire protection systems can play an important role in saving the lives of the building occupants when a fire breaks out. The fire protection system in apartment buildings should include fire sprinklers, fire alarms, and fire extinguishers.
During the cold winter months there are many hazards in your home that can lead to a fire. Heating, holiday decorations, and candles increase the risk of fire in the winter. Being aware of these hazards can help you keep your home safer from fire.