Category Archives: Fire Safety

Tips for Fireproofing Your Home

Fire safety should be a number one priority, no matter where you live. Even the smallest fire could result in thousands of dollars in damage and the loss of lives. You can easily prevent a fire from starting in the first place by taking proper safety precautions, which should include things like installing smoke alarms […]

The Importance of Smoke Detectors

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are over 353,000 residential fires each year in the United States. Between cooking accidents and electrical equipment failure, fires can be caused by a number of issues. While it’s impossible to prevent them, you can detect them with functional smoke detectors. Keep reading to learn more […]

What You Should Know About the 908 Building Code

Every city in America has building codes designed to keep individuals safe from fire hazards. San Francisco is no different, and one of the most important codes to follow is the 908 building code. This building code has several components, all of which deal with the maintenance and repair of fire safety equipment. What is […]

Tips for Safe and Efficient Fire Evacuation

No one wants to imagine that a fire will break out in their home or apartment building, yet this type of event happens every day. If you don’t have a solid plan for residential fire evacuation, you could be putting your and your family’s life in jeopardy. Creating a plan and practicing it is the […]

What You Need to Know About Annual Fire Disclosures

If you live in a San Francisco apartment building, you should be getting an annual fire disclosure every January. If this is news to you, you might want to have a chat with your landlord. The San Francisco Fire Department (sf-fire.org) along with the Board of Supervisors passed legislation in 2016 that requires landlords to […]