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Articles and other information related to fire safety equipment and procedures in Illinois.
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Risk of Skipping Out on Fire Safety Compliance

risk Risk of Skipping Out on Fire Safety Compliance As a condo owner or HOA member, you must know and understand the legal issues that can arise if you skip a fire inspection or equipment repair. Staying in fire safety compliance in Chicago is an important part of your ownership. It is a vital component to ensure the safety of your residents, protection of your investment, and to reduce the risk of costly legal issues should a fire arise. You need to understand what can happen if your fire safety is not properly maintained. It could mean detrimental consequences that you...
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Prevent a Tragedy in Your Apartment Building This Fall!

water hose Prevent a Tragedy in Your Apartment Building This Fall! As an investment property owner or as a tenant in the condo building, you want to make sure you can enjoy this fall and winter season without worrying about fire safety in Chicago. How do you do that? You start now by making sure you put these safety tips to good use! Being fire-wise is important whether you own a home, a building, or you’re renting a condo in the city. You need to keep these tips at hand and remind your family of them throughout the year. You want to...
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What Does a Fire Safety Inspection Involve?

firetruck What Does a Fire Safety Inspection Involve? When owning a property, it is important to maintain the building and focus on keeping the space in good working order. As part of the maintenance needs, your building needs to stay in line with fire safety codes. Every so often, a Chicago fire safety inspection will take place, with an inspector ensuring your building is safe and secure. But what happens during inspection? What can you expect? Learning more about the process can help you to be ready to pass and ensure your employees and customers will be safe in the event...
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Five Myths About Fire Safety In Apartment Buildings

Building 5 Five Myths About Fire Safety In Apartment Buildings When it comes to fire safety in Chicago, there are many different thoughts that run through someone’s head. In most instances, the thoughts you may have about fires in an apartment are somewhat true. However, there are several popular myths about fire safety and hazards that are simply that, myths. Check out the top five myths below that the majority of apartment tenants believe when it comes to their safety in the event of a fire. You Have Time Before You Have to Escape Unfortunately, people have experienced a tragic loss due...
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How to Construct a Fire Safety Plan for Your Family

paper plan How to Construct a Fire Safety Plan for Your Family As a parent, you want to keep your child as safe as possible. You teach them about stranger danger and ensure they know how to cross the street and look both ways. We all know the basics of helping our kids stay safe. However, would you believe that a fire safety plan is one area where many families struggle? In general, families do not have a fire safety plan in place. This leads to problems when a fire occurs in the home, including injury and possible death. Having a fire...
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