Category: Fire

  • How to Protect Your Small Business from Fires

    There are few things more devastating to a small business than a fire. But the good news is that most fires can be prevented, and the damage can be minimized if you know what to do. Below are five tips that you can use to help with protecting your small business from fire.

  • Preventing Christmas Decor Fires

    Preventing Christmas Decor Fires

    Holiday décor is an absolute must in the Christmas season to make your home feel joyful. Unfortunately, many of our décor choices increase our risk for fires. According to the American Red Cross, over 47,000 home fires occur each holiday season, causing thousands of injuries and claiming more than 500 lives. It’s critical to protect…

  • How to Prevent Kitchen Fires This Thanksgiving

    How to Prevent Kitchen Fires This Thanksgiving

    Kitchen fires are the most common household fires by far, according to FEMA. While the overall rate of fires is down, they still cause thousands of injuries and deaths per year. Middle-aged adults are most likely to be injured, because they are trying to put out the fire. The elderly are most likely to die…

  • How to Put Out Electrical Fires At Home

    How to Put Out Electrical Fires At Home

    Though Californians think of wildfires as the main threat to their homes, electrical outlet fires and fires caused by other electrical equipment actually burnt more acres than wildfires did in 2015.

  • The 5 Best Fire Extinguishers for Kitchens

    The 5 Best Fire Extinguishers for Kitchens

    If you find yourself dealing with a fire in your kitchen in the future, you’ll be glad you took the 3 minutes to read this post and learn the best fire extinguisher for kitchen fires. We’re taking the time to write this blog because all fire extinguishes aren’t created equally – and neither are the…

  • Preventing Fire Damage to your Home

    Preventing Fire Damage to your Home

    Home fires are deadly. Within minutes, a fire in your home can damage your property, the structure, and threaten the lives of you and your loved ones. While it’s impossible to completely prevent a house fire, there are plenty of ways you can drastically reduce the likelihood and potential damage to your home. Without further…

  • What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Natural Disaster Recovery

    What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Natural Disaster Recovery

    Natural disasters have a big impact on small businesses, especially cash-strapped start-ups. Not only will the business suffer, but the livelihood of the employees will be jeopardized as well. And what’s more, roughly 40% of small businesses that were affected by natural disasters will never reopen, according to the American Red Cross. Your business doesn’t have…

  • San Diego Fire Prevention Week

    Did you know that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home? “Prevent Kitchen Fires” is the theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week.

  • Thermal Imaging – 5 Facts

    As part of our services, we have the ability of using infrared thermography, which is a diagnostic technology that lets us visualize thermal imaging. By using this Infrared imaging, our certified technicians can detect potential problems that may exist but are not apparent to the naked eye and can confirm those that are. We can…

  • Fire Department Operations – Q & A

    Answering some common questions about Fire Department Operations Q. Why are windows broken or holes cut in the roof? A. As a fire burns, it moves upward then outward. Breaking the windows and/or cutting holes in the roof (called ventilation) slows the damaging outward movement,