As tempting as it is to use the extra space in a fire escape as storage, that creates a blockage that prevents the fire escape system to perform as it was designed, to provide an emergency exit. Know about your fire escape and how to keep it ready in case of an emergency.
While the idea of spending summer nights out on the balcony comes off as one of relaxation and putting aside the cares of the world, it is of the utmost importance to ensure that not only is your balcony safe and secured, but also that any fire escape ladders or other routes are maintained properly and are free of clutter in the case of an emergency.
While socializing with friends and families and enjoying the warm weather out on a balcony seems worry-free, there are factors to consider when preparing your balcony for social gatherings.
Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in Manhattan, New York City on March 25, 1911 which caused 146 deaths. Make sure your fire escapes are not in need of
repairs. Call us today for a quote on fire escape repairs and maintenance.
It’s important to keep your fire escapes in good working order. Follow these 3 easy steps to maintain, repair and refurbish your fire escape.
These stairs and ladders are what could connect a fireman to a citizen in need, and if they’re rusted, cluttered, or broken, that could be the difference in saving a life.
With the holidays just around the corner and winter now in full swing, everyone is distracted by the change in weather as well as finding the perfect gifts for loved ones. During this time of the year, the most important gift of all: safety is commonly overlooked. During the winter, especially in northern states, ice, […]
The responsible party (or parties) in keeping up with such maintenance are those who hold ownership over the property. They must ensure that doors and ladders are kept up to standards that will pass fire escape inspections and upkeep any certifications necessary. Also, they must make sure that codes and requirements are kept up-to-date in the chance of any safety regulations changing that regard the fire escape system.
The practice of using emergency ladders as anything other than its intended purpose is something that serves as a danger to anyone who has an external fire escape attached to their house, apartment, or even business in some cases. It is important for all inhabitants to have a fire escape system planned so that those […]
Fatal San Francisco Mission Fire: 1 Dead, 6 injured On Wednesday evening, a fatal fire broke out in San Francisco’s 22nd and Mission Street, Calif. The fire killed one and injured 6 other residents. Fire fighters battled the fire up until mid-night containing the flames and worked for a couple of hours to extinguish it […]