Fire Safety Blog – Fire Prevention, Protection, Fire Safety Equipment & AFS Bulletins

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Welcome to our fire safety blog.  We will cover a large variety of topics about fire prevention, protection, fire safety equipment and what is happening right here at the AFS HQ.


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  • Apartment and Office Building Fire Prevention

    August 15, 2012 Cooking tips for Property Managers to pass onto cccupants. When we think of fire prevention, cooking a meal comes to mind as it is the leading cause of apartment and office fires. Property Managers need to be aware of a few key elements in order to keep apartment or building occupants safe. How to Prevent Kitchen Fires ...
  • Slave Lake Fire 1 Year Later Residents Scared – Fire Prevention Plan

    May 18, 2012 Last year there was a wild fire that broke out at Slave Lake in Alberta.  The fire destroyed 40% of the town and residents are still scared.  CBC News reported that many residents’ lives have been effected due to loss of homes, businesses, jobs and emotional stress. Fire Fighters Conducting Controlled Burn to Prevent Another Fire ...

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  • ESFR (Early Suppression Fast Response) System – Lowes Opens First Retail Store in Canada

    September 4, 2012 In 2011, when Lowes established its first retail store in BC, they called upon our expertise as a leading fire protection and safety systems contractor to custom design and install their entire ESFR (Early Suppression Fast Response) System. Quick Facts About the Lowes ESFR ProjectFirst Lowes retail store in BC We were on site June 1st 2011, the store ...
  • Fire Drill for Workplace, Building & Home – Fire Safety

    June 17, 2012 Whether you work in large office building, a daycare centre, a warehouse or even a small retail outlet, a fire drill is an important part of a workplace fire protection and fire safety evacuation plan. In a previous post we talked about the importance of having a fire safety plan in place. In fact it’s mandated ...
  • How a Fire Escape & Evacuation Plan Can Save Lives, Reduce Panic

    June 13, 2012 Every public building should have a fire escape plan in place in case of an emergency. When was the last time you participated in a fire drill or a fire evacuation plan? High School? If so, it’s probably time that your office or apartment building instituted a fire safety and evacuation plan. If you’re a strata ...

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  • Vigilant Fire Alarm Systems and Control Panels – Top Life Safety Equipment Manufacturer

    June 28, 2012 Vigilant is an industry leader, and a top choice for fire alarm systems. Their line of fire alarm control panels includes addressable fire detection for small buildings, intelligent fire detection for conventional systems and control panels for medium and large buildings. Currently, there are many fire alarm systems with outstanding control panels, but today we want ...
  • How a Well Designed Emergency Lighting System Saves Lives

    May 30, 2012 It’s important to have adequate emergency lighting in commercial and office buildings, industrial buildings, and apartment and condo complexes. In times of panic, people often forget the most mundane things. Like how to get out of the office building they’ve been working in for years or the apartment complex they’ve lived in since forever. That’s why it’s ...
  • Annual Sprinkler System Winterization Service – No Pipe Freezing

    May 29, 2012 Have a Certified Sprinkler Fitter perform a fire sprinkler system inspection and winterizing service (to keep your pipes from freezing) each year to ensure optimal fire protection. If you’re a property manager who oversees parkades, unheated warehouses or freezer units you should be aware of the importance of annual winterization services for your dry sprinkler system. Dry ...

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  • Fire Safety Blog Archives

    May 16, 2012 Active Fire & Safety Services Fire Safety Blog Archives – Fire Equipment, Prevention, Protection February 1, 2011 – CASA Update on Antifreeze Systems – From NFSA e-Tech Bulletin – Update on New NFPA Antifreeze TIA Proposals The Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) to NFPA 13, 13R and 13D issued by the NFPA Standards Council in August of 2010 effectively banned the ...

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At Active Fire it is our aim to provide fire safety solutions and life protection services. Our blog offers a wide range of information about fire prevention, protection, fire safety equipment and even a little peek under the hood at our HQ.  Let us know if you would like a specific topic covered and we just may write a blog post about your great idea!   You can also catch up on our fire safety blog via Google+  Alternately, you can also contact us via the form to the left or call 604- 590-0149.

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