Summer of Fire Codes and Legalization

It is the responsibility of every tenant and building owner to adhere to fire safety rules and be inline with area fire codes, because if not, the results could be disastrous. Many towns and cities across the country are taking a more active role in enforcing these fire codes. No better do we see this… Continue Reading

Preventing Wildfires and Fire Codes

Wildfires are a serious problem in America and given the fluctuating nature of climate change, analysts are predicting that this summer will see a large rise in them that will threaten people out west. Just last month in Los Angeles, a 1,000-acre fire that began near a highway was put out by firefighters who trapped… Continue Reading

Firefighters Take on Fort Myers Blaze

While we wish it wasn’t true, unfortunately house fires take place on a daily basis. Fortunately, firefighters are usually there to put it out and save anyone who may be in the vicinity. There are almost countless ways a house fire can start, whether it’s due to an accident, arson, or anything else. Recently, a… Continue Reading

Firefighters Injured in House Fire

No matter where a fire starts, we rely on the experience and bravery of firefighters to extinguish the flames and save lives. Unfortunately, in some cases the firefighters who save us get into a situation where they need saving themselves. Recently a house fire broke out in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and it quickly engulfed much… Continue Reading

National Fire Protection Association Hopes to Change Massachusetts Building Codes

Most commercial buildings around the country are required to have fire sprinkler systems installed, although not all of them. However, few residential properties, especially houses, have fire suppression systems in place. The National Fire Protection Association is one of many organizations that hope to change that, at least in Massachusetts. In order to illustrate the… Continue Reading

Knoxville Fire Codes in Need of an Update

Fire codes are meant to protect buildings and the people who live and work in them, but unfortunately they are not always enough to prevent fires from happening. Of course, a code itself can’t prevent a fire unless people follow it, but sometimes even that isn’t enough. Some areas have outdated fire safety codes that… Continue Reading