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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 are the Risks of Neglecting Fire Safety in Your Building?


What are the Risks of Neglecting Fire Safety in Your Building? As a property owner, you need to understand that Chicago fire safety is a highly critical part of your ownership. When you rent to tenants, you have to ensure their safety in the event a fire breaks out in your building. Whether it is an electrical issue or some other problem, you’re responsible for the neglect of keeping up with fire safety regulations in the city of Chicago. It is important that you understand the risks you face should you not keep your fire safety up to date within your...

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Preparing for Your Fire Safety Inspection

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Preparing for Your Fire Safety Inspection Are you a property owner? If so, fire inspection time is most likely right around the corner. Officials can easily stop by at any time to begin the building’s fire safety inspection and you want to ensure that you are up to code at all times. But what does this mean? Are you familiar with Chicago fire safety laws? Do you know how to properly prepare you building for an inspection? By following a simple checklist, you can ensure your building is safe from fire and that you are ready for your next fire safety...

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

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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 does...

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Four Fire Safety Inspection Points to Remember

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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 checked...

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Summer Safety in your Apartment

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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 friends....

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