Get Out and Stay Out! Important Fire Safety Lessons
Get Out and Stay Out! There is no trinket box, photo album, or even family pet that’s worth you dying. The truth of the matter is: Smoke Inhalation is the most common cause of death in house fires.
What Are the Most Common Causes of House Fires?
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, “Winter home fires account for only 8% of the total number of fires in the U.S., but result in 30% of all fire deaths.” Injuring over 16,000 and killing more than 3,000 people each year, the most common causes of house fires can be truly devastating – and preventable.
A Home Fire Escape Plan is Always Important
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), eight out of ten fire-related deaths take place in the home. While smoke detectors and residential sprinkler
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is Preventable!
Brigade Fire Protection, along with the CDC recommends the following simple steps to protect your family from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Sometimes a Smoke Alarm Isn’t Enough
Smoke alarms can detect a fire and warn you to get out of a burning building. A home sprinkler system, on the other hand, can extinguish a fire.
Brigade Alleviates Maintenance and Repair Headaches
Fire sprinkler systems operate on a simple cause and effect principle. So it stands to reason that fire system maintenance should be simple, too.