Fire Safety for Boats

March 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

An uncontrolled fire on a boat can be devastating and frightening. When there is an onboard fire, it is likely to double in size every few seconds, which can be fatal. As such, it’s advisable to practice fire safety and have the right measures in place to prevent a mere problem from becoming a catastrophe.  Fires that occur on boats spread very quickly and present unique challenges for response due to the limited access and hazardous conditions surrounding boat rides. Fire Safety for Boats The common causes boat fires are faulty wiring, flammable solvents, smoking below decks, and galley cookers, among... View Article

Fire Extinguisher Recharging and Upkeep

March 3, 2022 10:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your home’s safety is of utmost importance, and one of the best ways to keep your home safe is to be prepared for any possible emergency. Fires are a sadly common event and can be caused by an assortment of accidents. Some of the most common causes of home fires include cooking-related accidents such as grease fires, electrical shorts, chemical fires, appliances, and space heaters during the colder parts of the year. Having fire extinguishers around your home can help you control small fires before they become larger and a far more dangerous issue. Fire extinguishers should be kept in... View Article

Why Do Fire Extinguishers Expire?

March 2, 2022 6:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Fire extinguishers are a crucial home safety item that can make the difference between a devastating home fire and a fire that you have the ability to stop. That being said, these extinguishers do have expiration dates for a reason. So, what do you do with an expired fire extinguisher? Are there fire extinguisher recharging options? Keep reading to find out. Why Do Fire Extinguishers Expire? Fire extinguishers that are designed to be disposable are those that cannot be recharged. These extinguishers are filled with a gas that has been super pressurized, normally nitrogen or carbon dioxide, and the fire... View Article

Food Truck Fire Protection

March 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Food trucks are great. They are a viable way to have a restaurant and to make food for the public without having to spend a ton of money or time setting up a brick-and-mortar store. They are also a great means of traveling around and meeting tons of great customers. That being said, they do come with some danger. Protecting your food truck from fire is a must. Food Truck Fire Suppression With most food trucks, something like a sprinkler system is simply not viable and is not practical. While you may have a small tank of water that you... View Article