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Watch how quickly a fire can take over your home or office

Posted at 2:23 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 17:23:21-04

As we get used to the fact that our homes are becoming our places of business (and, in some cases, our schools and daycare) for the foreseeable future, what are the most important steps to take to make them fire-safe?

October is National Fire Prevention Month. Consider getting your business retrofitted with a fire sprinkler system and taking advantage of the new tax incentives. Fire sprinklers save lives.

  • Fires today burn hotter than ever due to our modern furnishings and construction materials.
  • A deadly flashover can engulf a structure in flames within 3-5 minutes, well before the fire department arrives and you can get out safely
  • If you are shopping for a new home, it really pays to make sure it has fire sprinklers pre-installed.
  • On average, one fire sprinkler can contain 92% of a house fire, decreasing the damage to your home by nearly 58%.