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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.

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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Spring into Fire Safety: Tips on Fire Safety Things to Do Around Your Apartment


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. Do...

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