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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.

Winter Is Approaching! Are You Ready?


Winter Is Approaching! Are You Ready? Taking care of your condominium means ensuring that the entire building is ready for the cold temperatures ahead. Part of the Chicago fire safety responsibility is going through and reminding your tenants of safety tips. It also means you need to make sure all the safety equipment you have in place is where it should be and ready for anything. That’s where the team here at Connected Fire comes in. We are going to share a few safety tips to pass on to your tenants, and also get your fire equipment ready for the winter...

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Fire Alarm 101: How Long Should Your System Last?

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Fire Alarm 101: How Long Should Your System Last? Whether you are a business owner or a landlord, it is important to have properly functioning fire alarm systems installed. The facility requires it and the system helps to protect those inside if a fire were to occur. Fire alarms offer an instant sound when they detect smoke and or flames. This helps everyone to get out in time, avoiding injury or even death. One question you must ask yourself to be a responsible building owner or landlord is how long will your fire alarm system last? There is no tried and...

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Learn How to Avoid Common Fire Safety System Code Violations

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Learn How to Avoid Common Fire Safety System Code Violations When it comes to operating your business, you do everything you can to create a safe and healthy environment. For Chicago fire safety laws, you have protection systems in place to ensure the safety of employees and customers in the event of a fire. However, no matter how hard you try to protect everyone, there are mistakes that can happen where you are in violation of fire safety system codes. Below are a few areas to review that are commonly connected to violations. By staying on top of every aspect, you...

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Essential Summer Fire Safety Tips for Your Home


Essential Summer Fire Safety Tips for Your Home The summer months are a time when friends and family get together to have fun and enjoy the lovely weather. However, it is also a time when fire can become an issue. As you enjoy summer activities, it is essential that you follow Chicago fire safety protocols. Below are a few examples of how summer fun can turn deadly due to fire. Take note and act accordingly so your family can stay safe this summer. Grilling In the summer months, grilling is a common occurrence. Many people grill more than one a week...

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Fire Safety Checklist: Is Your Building Ready?

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Fire Safety Checklist: Is Your Building Ready? When it comes to being a member of an HOA or a condo manager, it’s important that your fire safety in Chicago is up to par. It’s never too late or too early to check your fire safety standards to be sure they meet the updated safety codes. Working with a team such as Connected Fire can help you ensure you have the latest and most up to date protection in place when it comes to the safety of your tenants. Here’s a checklist for you to keep in mind: Lighting – There are...

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