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FIRE BLANKETS

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FIRE BLANKETS

Durable wool blanket can be used to smother flames, drape over injured victims, or cover stretchers and other rescue carriers. Blanket stores in steel storage cabinet for quick, easy access in emergencies. Wool blanket is the perfect first aid and fire blanket. Can be used to keep shock victims warm, smother clothing fires or shield…

New exhaust cleaning service van

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New exhaust cleaning service van

Our newest addition to our General Fire & Safety Bare Metal Franchise fleet. We are growing so much and our services in such high demand that we had to add another service vehicle to our fleet. We are providing the most technologically advanced service to exhaust system cleaning to remove the hazardous grease build up…

Restaurant exhaust system fires on the rise

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Restaurant exhaust system fires on the rise

There have been many fires reported around the country that have been attributed to grease that ignites in the exhaust duct that runs to the roof top fan unit.  Our Bare Metal Standard franchise that removes this hazardous grease from such has taken off and we are adding another service truck to our fleet for…

Carbon Monoxide – take this threat serious

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Carbon Monoxide – take this threat serious

Carbon monoxide is a well know hazard but one I think many of us take for granted.  The CDC says that CO is found in fumes produced any time you burn fuel in cars or trucks, small engines, stoves, lanterns, grills, fireplaces, gas ranges, or furnaces. CO can build up indoors and poison people and animals…

HOME FIRES INVOLVING HEATING EQUIPMENT (from NFPA)

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Report highlights Heating equipment fires accounted for 15% of all reported home fires in 2011-2015 (second behind cooking) and 19% of home fire deaths. Space heaters are the type of equipment most often involved in home heating equipment fires, figuring in just over two of every five fires (43%). Significantly, the fires involving space heaters accounted…

Annual NAFED Conference 2018

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Our staff from General Fire attended the National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors and attended subjects on the fire safety industry to include Fire Suppression updates in the restaurant industry that use wood as their cooking source and the proper methods of protecting the appliances.Updates on fire code and changes that may be coming that…

Food Trucks – a growing industry in America

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Food Trucks – a growing industry in America

The fire safety industry addresses the food truck industry. This NFPA article looks into the food truck fire safety issues. General Fire & Safety has been working with local food truck vendors and has provided many with fire systems to comply with local and state fire code as well as conducting semi annual fire inspections…

Security alarms and cameras to protect your facility

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Security alarms and cameras to protect your facility

Among the many fire safety related items we here at General Fire & Safety provide, we also provide fire alarm and security alarm systems, monitoring and cameras to protect your assets and employees.  Our security alarms can include door contact, window breaks, motion detectors and panic buttons/hold up buttons.  We have available cameras of all…

New year and fire inspections

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We have had a few calls this year on when fire inspections are needing conducted.  I told the customers that annually,  fire alarm, sprinkler and extinguishers would need serviced and inspected at minimum depending on their type of occupancy.  Restaurant systems are twice per year.  The customers thought that since it was now 2017 that…

Happy Veterans Day

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Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day to some of the staff here at General Fire & Safety. We thank you all for your service to our country and the freedoms we have come to expect and enjoy. General Fire & Safety is a proud sponsor of the Employer Support of the Guard & Reserves (ESGR) and is a…

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