Posts By: Matthew Page

New Sprinkler System Placed on Walls Instead of Ceilings

Since the creation of the first fire engine in the late 1600s, technological improvements have consistently provided us with the information and supplies needed to increase our safety when it comes to fires. The most recent fire safety development has been made by Plumis, a London-based manufacturer that recently introduced the Automist Smartscan. A wireless… Read more »

Groups in Massachusetts Interested in Requiring Fire Sprinkler Systems in Homes

A tragic fire in Lynn, Massachusetts has individuals and groups across the state lobbying for a change in building and fire codes. The fire took place around 1 a.m. on December 4, 2015 when an apartment building was engulfed in flames, leaving four dead. Incidents like this are more common than we would like, and… Read more »

Practicing Fire Safety During Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving draws near, you and your family are going to busy cleaning the house, coordinating recipes and thinking about the delicious foods you will soon be enjoying together. One of the farthest thoughts from your mind is probably fire safety, but it is especially important to consider this week. With an estimated 2,100 residential… Read more »

Minnesota Court Turns Back Fire Sprinkler Progress

More often than not we’re hearing about stories from across the country of both state and local governments implementing new laws to protect residents from fires. Most of these involve requirements to install fire sprinkler systems in new residential buildings. Unfortunately, one such requirement was recently thrown out in the state of Minnesota. Turned Down… Read more »