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Spring is Here! Time to Practice Your Fire Safety Tips!

springtime trees Spring is Here! Time to Practice Your Fire Safety Tips! With spring in full swing, you need to make sure that your family is safe in your rental apartment. One way to do that is by practicing your fire safety tips that you should always have in place. Whether you’re getting ready for a spring BBQ or you’re simply reminding your family of what fire safety in Chicago means, here are a few tips to remember. Practice your exit strategy – No one wants to ever consider that a fire may break out in their building. However, it can and...
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Four Fire Safety Inspection Points to Remember

man pondering Four Fire Safety Inspection Points to Remember When it comes to Chicago fire safety and your business, there are inspection points to remember. It is required by law that your facility be inspected on a regular basis to ensure that fire safety codes are being followed. As the business owner, it is up to you to follow the set guidelines and prepare your business. Below are four safety inspection points that you should remember, ensuring that you will pass inspection every time it rolls around. Interior Checkpoints There are several areas within the interior of your facility that will be...
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Summer Safety in your Apartment

beach sand summer Summer Safety in your Apartment When it comes to staying safe in your apartment, there are rules for every season. With summer upon us, it is important for apartment dwellers to remember how to stay safe and secure. It is not uncommon for a fire to break out in the summer months, that can lead to danger for yourself as well as your neighbors. Learning more about fire safety in Chicago can ensure that you stay safe during the summer season. Cooking 101 During the summer, there seems to more time to cook and enjoy get together’s with family and...
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Spring into Fire Safety: Tips on Fire Safety Things to Do Around Your Apartment

spring Spring into Fire Safety: Tips on Fire Safety Things to Do Around Your Apartment When it comes to fire safety in Chicago, you can never be too careful. If you live in an apartment building, you are at a greater risk of being trapped if a fire were to occur. Now that spring has arrived, it is a good time to refresh yourself on fire safety tips. Reviewing your apartment and thinking about fire safety will ensure that you and your loved ones stay safe. Checking Fire Alarms To begin your Chicago fire safety spring checklist, review your fire alarms....
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Fire Safety Practice Plan: What Your Family Needs to Know About Fire Safety

Family Fire Safety Practice Plan: What Your Family Needs to Know About Fire Safety When you start a family, you want to keep everyone safe, from your spouse to your children and pets. As a home owner, one area that many avoid working on is fire safety. Every home needs to have a fire safety plan in place. By learning more about fire safety in Chicago, you can ensure your family will stay safe in the event of a fire in the home. Every home should have a Chicago fire safety inspection completed. This is usually done when the home is...
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