Fire Safety

Reducing Breakfast Time Fires in Retirement Communities

Cooking fires are a major problem in retirement communities and stovetop breakfast- time cooking can be especially problematic. Seniors are often not able to react as quickly as necessary to halt a cooking fire. This is a serious issue as seniors, for multiple reasons, are more apt to die in a fire.[...]

Oily Paint Rags Create Significant Fire Hazards

You’re building your home or remodeling and you can’t wait for work to finish so you can move in and enjoy it. One final job on most sites is painting. Painting can beautifully transform the look and feel of your home. But don’t let your paint job lead to something so much worse. Taking a[...]

How to Spot Lurking Fire Hazards

Let’s survey your house with a different lens: a magnifying glass that finds lurking fire hazards. Tag along on a guided tour as Paul Davis experts flag (by ROOM in bold text) surprising, very common risk factors. How many are hiding in your home?   Our tour begins in the BASEMENT, where the[...]

Reducing the Risk of Commercial Kitchen Fires

When a three-alarm fire swept through a famous comedy club, investigators suspected typical culprits: table candles, smouldering cigarettes, hot stage lighting. The actual spark? Accumulated grease in ductwork venting a commercial kitchen several floors away. Flames flared to life above the fire[...]

Learn How to Use a Fire Extinguisher – Please

We’re not trying to be alarmist here, but being able to use a fire extinguisher properly could be the difference between life and death. When a fire or any crisis happens, your adrenaline is pumping, you may feel scared, you may feel courageous. Regardless of your emotions, you need to be[...]