CHICAGO FIRE OF 1874

July 15th, 2016

The history books are filled with stories of catastrophic fires in cities and among the most famous is the Chicago Fire of 1874. This was the second large fire in the Windy City the first in 1871 was much more destructive and is usually referred to as the Great Chicago Fire. In spite of the […]

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Fire Protection Services in Charleston, South Carolina

July 8th, 2016

Charleston is the oldest city within the state of South Carolina. It was first called Charles Town, and it received this name based on King Charles II of England. Many people throughout the nation come to visit Charleston for its great views, history, culture, arts, attractions, and more. The city’s fire department has a total […]

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Fire Protection Services in Orlando, FL

July 1st, 2016

Orlando, Florida, “The City Beautiful” or more commonly known as the “theme park capital of the world” drew more than 62 million visitors to its attractions in 2014. Orlando is considered the 24th largest metropolitan area in the United States, and the 6th largest in the southern United States. Its major theme parks include Walt […]

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BUSINESS CHECKLIST FOR FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY

June 23rd, 2016

Whether you are the Head Honcho or one of the all-important cogs that makes the wheels of efficiency and profitability turn smoothly you have some measure of responsibility for keeping your workplace safe. Many fire departments provide special training for businesses. As the slogan goes, learn not to burn! Employees in small and large businesses […]

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Fire Protection Services in Houston, Texas

June 16th, 2016

The Houston Fire Department in Texas is the world’s largest accredited municipal fire agency. The Commission on Fire Accreditation International gave the city this status in 2003. The City of Houston was founded in August of 1836, and the Houston Fire Department was created two years later. Houston is currently the fourth most populous city […]

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Apartment Complex BBQ Safety Tips

June 9th, 2016

There’s nothing quite like the taste of food cooked over an open fire. Whether it’s a hamburger, a choice cut of beef or pork, seafood, a few pieces of chicken or grilled fresh veggies there’s just something about that smoky flavor that’s hard to beat! Grilling is a great way to relax and serve something […]

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Fire Protection Services in Tidewater

June 2nd, 2016

The Tidewater region of Virginia is incredibly diverse and encompasses the cities of Suffolk, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. Each city has its own Fire Department staffed and equipped to meet its individual and unique fire protection challenges. Fire protection services vary from city to city but the one thing they all have in […]

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Fire Protection Services in Charlotte

May 31st, 2016

Charlotte is known as The Queen City and when it comes to fire and safety services the local Fire Department rules. Today Charlotte is served by almost 1200 professionals stationed at 42 fire stations across the city. The need for fire protection services corresponded with the city’s growth. As more and more people moved from […]

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