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Fire Safety Learning Center

Articles and other information related to fire safety equipment and procedures in Illinois.
At Connected Fire, we are passionate about fire safety. Our hope is that the information provided through this blog will help you protect your property, residents and business. Please feel free to email any questions that you may have to support@connectedfire.com and we'd be happy to help.

What If You Don’t Have A Fire Extinguisher?

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Despite their importance, fire extinguishers are usually unavailable in homes compared to workplaces. You can easily find the extinguishers in closed commercial spaces like: WorkplacesRestaurantsOfficesFactories Yes, fire extinguishers can greatly help in case of a fire breakout, which is why maintenance is crucial. But what happens if you don’t have one? Let’s look at what you can do and what you should never do to put out a fire without a fire extinguisher. What If You Don’t Have A Fire Extinguisher? People can unexpectedly get stuck in a structure or house fire and may not have the right equipment to deal...

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Fire Safety Basics to Keep In Mind

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Did you know that 90% of fire accidents lead to deaths because the people dealing with them don’t put the fire out on time? While simple ideas like fire extinguisher maintenance and fire extinguisher servicing sound simple enough, they are not the only thing that matters. Most people think they would never encounter fires, but that’s not true. You never know when you may face an issue like this, so knowing the right safety tips to survive a fire matters. Fire Safety Basics to Keep In Mind The best strategies to survive a fire may vary slightly based on the kind...

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Basics of Fire Extinguisher Maintenance

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A fire extinguisher is a necessity when it comes to fire control and prevention against outbreaks. These fire extinguishers allow people to put out fires in their early stages, saving them from property and life damage. However, poor fire extinguisher maintenance is one of the most undermined elements of fire extinguisher use. People don’t understand the importance of regular maintenance, which even endangers their lives in serious situations. According to statistics, more than 90% of fire deaths occur because the fires don’t get controlled timely because of poor fire extinguishers. While the law requires every commercial building to have a fire...

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Fire Extinguisher Mistakes You’re Making

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A fire extinguisher is a great addition to your property protection, especially if you’re at risk of fires. Most people think they’ll never face a home or commercial fire, but that’s not true. It’s why fire extinguisher maintenance has become such a vital part of the industry. There’s a long range of different fire extinguishers you can purchase. You could need multiple if you own a commercial building. However, even the best fire extinguishers won’t help if you don’t know how to use them. According to statistics, 93% of the deaths occur because of poor fire extinguishers or the inability to...

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Work With A Chicago Fire Safety Company For Your Condo Protection

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As a condo association owner, member, or board member, you want to know that the community you manage is safe and sound at all times. Part of that process includes making sure you are in compliance with all fire and safety regulations in Chicago. How can you do that? How can you make sure that everything is done as it should be without it taking up your entire day? That’s simple! Work with the expert team here at Connected Fire. We have been in business for years helping condo association boards and members to protect their condo, their tenants, and themselves...

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