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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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Spring Fire Safety Tips for your Apartment

apartment balcony Spring Fire Safety Tips for your Apartment A fire can easily break out in an apartment building and place hundreds of people at risk. When living in an apartment, it is important to learn all you can about Chicago fire safety. With spring fire safety tips, you can make sure that you are prepared if a fire were to take place. Below are a few tips that are sure to help you and others safely exit the premises if a fire occurs. Have Safety Measures in Place To begin, you want to have safety measures in place. Your apartment should...
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Fire Inspection Preparation: What You Need To Know

winding road Fire Inspection Preparation: What You Need To Know Is your building ready for a fire inspection? At any time, a fire marshal could arrive to inspect your building. It is essential that you make sure your building remains up to code at all times. Do you know how to do this? Are you well-versed in fire inspection preparation? If not, you can easily learn what you need to do to be ready. Your building will remain safe from fires and you will meet the inspection from the fire marshall with flying colors! Fire Department Accessibility When it comes to Chicago...
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Keep Your Chicago Condominium Fire Safe!

chicago skyline Keep Your Chicago Condominium Fire Safe! If you are a property owner in Chicago, one of the most important aspects of your property ownership is ensuring the fire safety of your tenants and your building. This includes regular fire safety equipment inspections, maintenance, and following all new regulations. This helps you to avoid costly penalties and to make sure that your entire building is safe should an unfortunate event happen. As a property owner, you want to make sure all your fire safety equipment in Chicago is kept ready to be used and done so in the proper fashion. That...
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Safely Using a Space Heater

space heater Safely Using a Space Heater When it comes to fire safety in Chicago, you want to know that even in the colder months you’re family and home are safe. That is where these space heater safety tips can come in handy. If you’re in a home where you are utilizing space heaters, then you need to pay close attention to these tips and tricks. Unfortunately, space heaters can cause fires in the home which can be devastating. You also have to keep your family warm when the temperatures drop to the teens, single digits or below. You can do this...
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