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Tips from the Top Tampa Bay Fire Protection Services Company Wants Most of us have all been glued to news stations lately because of the many events that are happening around the world. Personal security crosses our minds almost every day and the most important thing to know is how to take care of yourself if you are ever faced with a dangerous situation. It is a well-known fact in the Tampa Bay fire protection service industry that a fire extinguisher is one way […]

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Now is a good time to go over some basics. We’ve talked about these things before, but it’s good to know the basics – when it comes to your life.

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PRESCOTT VALLEY Arizona – According to Central Arizona Fire Division Chief, Rick Chase, a sprinkler system is credited with extinguishing a potentially serious unattended kitchen fire on Friday, May 20.

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A sprinkler system installed at the Lexington Health Care assisted and independent living retirement home is being credited with saving lives and helping to significantly minimize damage caused by a small fire there this morning.

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Earlier this month, Hillsborough firefighters reminded the public to test and replace batteries in their smoke alarms and CO detectors. This is an important safety measure that can save lives. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says that two-thirds of fire deaths occur in homes where there are no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. The CO detector is important because the carbon monoxide gas is colorless and odorless and can silently poison victims. In addition to replacing smoke alarm batteries this weekend, the […]

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It’s been a couple of years since we discussed how to properly buy and use a fire extinguisher. Since this is such an important topic, I thought we should review this again.

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Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania truck driver came upon a crash scene where two cars had collided head-on. The 26 year old trucker, James Cooper of Enola, Pennsylvania stopped to help the victims.

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What do you do when your fire truck catches on fire? Simple – call the Fire Department! A local real estate firm produced a new TV reality show called “Condo Cops”. It aired on CW 44 Tampa Bay last October – December.  The show, produced by Ameri-Tech Property Management of Clearwater, features actual stories re-created for TV.

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Automatic sprinkler systems are often considered the most significant component of a building fire protection strategy. When properly designed, installed and maintained, an automatic sprinkler system can control a fire and significantly reduce deaths, injuries and property damage. However, sprinkler systems have their limitations, and their performance can be affected by factors not linked to the initial design or installation of the sprinkler system. This article explores automatic sprinkler system failure data to identify and discuss causes of unsatisfactory sprinkler performance.

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The need to provide safety equipment for possible fires in restaurants is based on the actual fire problem and statistics. The latest statistical information was developed from data collected from 2007 to 2009 in the U.S. Fire Administration’s (USFA’s) National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS)1 . Here are some highlights of those statistics: • An estimated 5,900 restaurant building fires occur annually in the United States • These fires result in an estimated 75 injuries and $172 million in property loss • The leading […]

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