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Articles and other information related to fire safety equipment and procedures in Illinois.

Protecting Your Property During the Holidays

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Protecting Your Property During the Holidays It’s that time of year where you are decorating your home, bringing out all the memorabilia of holidays gone past, and of course, bringing out all the lights. The more lights the better in some cases! How can you enjoy your favorite holiday décor while staying in control of your Chicago fire safety this season? There are a few tips to make sure that your home is protected during the season from any unforeseen fire hazards. Unplug Your Lights Be sure that everything is unplugged before leaving the home or going to bed at night....

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Inspect and Test Fire Safety Protocols in Rental Apartments

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Inspect and Test Fire Safety Protocols in Rental Apartments When you own a rental apartment building, it is important to ensure that all proper safety protocols are followed. When it comes to Chicago fire safety, every aspect of your building needs to be reviewed. Annual inspections, as well as regular maintenance of systems, needs to be conducted to ensure that all components involved in fire safety will work in the event of a fire. Fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems and other areas, such as exits, should be checked on a regular basis as a safety measure. Fire Extinguisher Servicing In apartment buildings,...

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How to Survive if a Fire Breaks Out in Your Apartment Building

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How to Survive if a Fire Breaks Out in Your Apartment Building While we all hope to never have to deal with a Chicago fire issue, you must be prepared when you live in an apartment. Fires do happen, and lives are lost in these unfortunate and tragic circumstances. The best way for you to handle your Chicago fire safety is to be prepared before fire ever hits. It’s better to be prepared and ready should this happen than to face it without having essential fire safety tools in your Chicago condominium. Here you’ll find a list of a variety of...

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Is Your Apartment Complex Ready for Your Fire Inspection?

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Is Your Apartment Complex Ready for Your Fire Inspection? When it comes to fire safety in your Chicago condominium, it’s important to know that your building is ready for an annual fire inspection. It is also critical to know that you are protecting your tenants when it comes to getting them out safely in the event of a fire. What do you need to know for a fire safety inspection? What has to be taken care of to ensure you pass with flying colors? Here are some of the things your building must have up to code to protect your tenants...

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Does Your Family Know What to do During a Fire?

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Does Your Family Know What to do During a Fire? When living in an apartment in Chicago, it is important to cover all aspects of safety, including fire safety. As a parent, it is a must to learn what to do in case of a fire and have a plan of action. Most families do not take the proper precautions and when living in an apartment, a fire can start around you, resulting in the need for escape. By learning more about fire safety in Chicago, you will be able to better protect your family. Below are a few tips to...

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