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Mythbusters: Fire Safety Edition | Corona, CA

When you live in California, dealing with a fire season is something we are all familiar with. And now that we are smack dab in the middle of wildfire season, it is important that we are prepared for any type of fire that may arise during these hotter months. Preparation is necessary, but it’s critical that you know the truth regarding fire safety. The following includes a list of five common fire safety myths:

Myth #1: A smoke detector provides enough protection.

Fact: Having smoke alarms can be a vital part of fire safety, but they shouldn’t be your sole form of protection. They don’t put out the fire and if not regularly checked, smoke alarms may also fail to work.

Myth #2: You can control and put out a small fire on your own.

Fact: Many damaging fires start with a small accident. No matter how big or small the flames are, be sure to follow any fire safety instructions you have set in your home or workplace.

Myth #3: Fire sprinklers systems will freeze during winter.

Fact: Rest assured that proper procedures are put into place during a fire sprinkler installation process to keep it from freezing, regardless of the temperature.

Myth #4: People always panic during a fire.

Fact: Having a fire suppression system and emergency fire safety plan in place can help keep people level-headed.

Myth #5: Newer buildings are safer that older buildings.

Fact: Any fire, regardless of the age of your home or building, can be dangerous and potentially life threatening. Choose a fire suppression system to make your home or building as safe as possible.

For more information about fire safety myths, call CJ Suppression at 888-821-2334 or visit the website at www.cjsuppression.com.

CJ Suppression proudly serves Corona, CA and all surrounding areas.

Five Common Fire Safety Myths

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Fire safety is a very important part of buildings and homes in all places. Between needing to have a fire exit strategy, practicing fire drills, and keeping all the fire suppression systems well-cared for, there is a lot of preparation that goes into fire safety. While all of the latter are vital components to the safety of you and your building or home, it’s critical that you know the truth regarding fire safety. The following includes a list of five common fire safety myths:

Myth #1: A smoke detector provides enough protection.

Fact: Having smoke alarms can be a vital part of fire safety, but they shouldn’t be your sole form of protection. Some alarms do save lives, however, these devices will not extinguish a fire. In addition, smoke alarms may also fail to work in an emergency if the batteries haven’t been changed or charged in a while.

Myth #2: You can control and put out a small fire on your own.

Fact: If a small fire does catch your home or building, don’t try to put it out on your own. Many damaging fires start with a small accident. No matter how big or small the flames are, be sure to follow any fire safety instructions you have set in your home or workplace. Be sure that your home or work has a fire suppression system in place.

Myth #3: Fire sprinklers systems will freeze during winter.

Fact: If you’re worried that your fire sprinkler system will freeze during colder weather, rest assured that proper procedures are put into place during a fire sprinkler installation process to keep it from freezing. No matter how cold it gets.

Myth #4: People always panic during a fire.

Fact: While it may seem natural to think people would freeze up and get flustered in the case of a fire, research has shown quite the opposite. Of course, having a fire suppression system and emergency fire safety plan in place can help keep people level-headed. You can make sure the people in your home or building known the fire safety plan by practicing drills and learning evacuation routes.

Myth #5: Newer buildings are safer that older buildings.

Fact: Any fire, regardless of the age of your home or building, can be dangerous and potentially life threatening. When it comes the safety of your home or building, a fire suppression system far outweighs the age of the home or building by a long haul. It’s wise to determine which fire suppression system can make your home or building as safe as possible.

Don’t leave you and your home or building’s safety left to chance, contact CJ Suppression Inc. at 888-821-2334 today! Or visit www.cjsuppression.com for further information regarding fire safety.

CJ Suppression Inc. proudly serves Corona, San Bernardino, Yorba Linda, Anaheim, Victorville, Irvine and all surrounding areas.