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Preventing Commercial Fires from Happening


Preventing Commercial Fires from Happening

Today, we’ll tell you how you can prevent the development of commercial fires.

Commercial fires can cause devastating amounts of damage. This damage can result in so many repercussions. Businesses can be hurt financially. Business operations can be disrupted. Most tragically, people can be harmed. That’s why every business should take responsibility, and do whatever is possible to prevent these fires from ever arising. Today, we’ll tell you how you can prevent the development of commercial fires.

Perform Frequent Fire Risk Assessments

Fire risk assessments are a highly effective way of preventing commercial fires from developing. When you get an assessment done, you identify all of the potential fire hazards around your business. This allows you to come up with ways to minimize the chances of fire damage.

Store Flammable Materials Properly

When flammable materials aren’t stored properly, it’s more likely that commercial fires will develop. Examples of flammable materials include: paper, cardboard, oil, and paint. Rather than keep them in the open where they can potentially start a fire, you should store these flammable materials in special storage areas. These storage areas should have plenty of ventilation, and you should take other fire safety measures such as installing fire-resistant doors and fire suppression systems. Lastly, you’ll want your staff to be trained on proper handling procedures so that flammable materials are handled in a manner that reduces the risk of starting a fire.

Have Fire Safety Equipment on Hand

While the best thing you can do is prevent fires from happening, you need to be prepared, just in case a fire actually breaks out. To combat any fire that potentially develops in your building, you’ll want to have the right fire safety equipment. This includes having fire alarms, extinguishers, and sprinkler systems. By having these safety measures in place, you can drastically reduce that amount of damage that commercial fires cause, keeping your building and everyone in it safer.


Anderson Fire Protection, Inc. has the expertise and skill to help your home or commercial property for all your fire protection needs. We have been working in the Maryland, Northern Virginia, Southern Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. areas for over 25 years. We are known for our top-notch customer service and high-quality results. If you are ready for fantastic fire prevention and protection services, from fire sprinkler installation to fire alarm design and to consult, give us a call at (410) 796-4915 or visit us online.

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