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The Elements of a Community Approach to Fire Safety

Posted on November 4th, 2019 by ContentEditor

When we stop to consider how a fire could impact a neighborhood and how we need to better protect ourselves as a community, we may feel a bit overwhelmed.  Where are we supposed to start? What do we need to do to prevent fires from breaking out in the places where we work and live? […]

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The Special Risk of Fires at Public Assembly Locations

Posted on October 21st, 2019 by ContentEditor

When someone thinks of New York City, one of the first things that come to mind is the incredible entertainment that is offered here.  Theaters, nightclubs, bars with live music are all part of the most modern and trendy entertainment that can be offered today. However, when these locations are filled with hundreds of people, […]

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Data Re: Fires at Industrial or Manufacturing Sites

Posted on October 6th, 2019 by ContentEditor

Industry and manufacturing are what make the economies of the world go round. Without these vital businesses, the economy can come to a grinding halt, and a standstill of that kind would be catastrophic on both macro and micro levels. In New York City, which is considered the economic capital of the world, this is […]

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Data Re: Fires Involving Upholstered Furniture

Posted on September 23rd, 2019 by ContentEditor

The old saying goes, “You only get one chance to make a first impression.” As a business owner, your office or business property is often what contributes to this first impression. The look, the feel of your business location, the aesthetic appeal goes a long way to attract a customer. Sometimes, it’s this very ‘vibe’ […]

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Data Re: Fires at Hotels and Motels

Posted on September 6th, 2019 by ContentEditor

Whenever we get the chance to stay in a hotel, even if it’s for something mundane like a business trip, it still can feel like a mini-vacation, something out of our typical routine. Generally speaking, hotels go to great lengths to give their guests a relaxing, satisfying experience, as well as see to it that their […]

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Incidents of Fires at Eating and Drinking Establishments

Posted on August 21st, 2019 by ContentEditor

When it comes to dining and having the food of the world at your doorstep, there is absolutely nothing like New York City. Turn any corner and you’ll find food from every continent with mere blocks of each other. And while food is a major tourist attraction as well as something residents of NYC enjoy, […]

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The Story of Fires in Numbers

Posted on August 8th, 2019 by ContentEditor

It takes all kinds of mediums to tell a whole story. Sometimes words are needed to tell a story. Sometimes pictures. And sometimes it’s numbers. When it comes to fires, we often read words and see images, but we aren’t always exposed to the numbers.  Today we’re going to share some important fire statistics. In […]

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Community Risk Reduction Needs You!

Posted on July 23rd, 2019 by ContentEditor

You may have heard the phrase, ‘It takes a village.” In the original African quote, the phrase continues with, “It takes a village to raise a child.”  But the concept extends further to include the idea that it takes all of us working together to accomplish great things. This community approach is especially true for […]

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The Real Scoop on Workplace Fires

Posted on July 8th, 2019 by ContentEditor

While it’s true that, statistically speaking, most fires occur in the home,  it’s not unusual for an accidental fire to break out in the workplace. We don’t usually anticipate a fire when we go to work every day, but just being aware of some of the trends in workplace fires can be beneficial.  The NFPA […]

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How a Fire Starts

Posted on June 23rd, 2019 by ContentEditor

So much of fire education revolves around fire prevention and fire protection. We follow all the rules on how to keep our homes and offices safe. We check off all the important items on the list.  And that is 100% the right and wise thing to do. But we don’t often explore or educate on […]

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