A startling statistic is that at least half of high-rise fires occur in these four property classes: apartments, hotels, offices, and facilities that care for the sick. Every year, hotel and motel fires cause an estimated 15 deaths and 150 injuries, and result in over $75 million in property loss.
The owner of a commercial property, whether it be one of the above categories, or a sales office, data center, warehouse, shopping center, or other business usually housed in a large building, has a responsibility to protect the property, and its users, from fire. As such, it?s important to know as much about commercial fire protection as possible.
The importance of having a properly working fire alarm system in your business is a well known fact, however proper maintenance of your system is just as important. Fire protection engineering companies can help maintain your commercial fire protection systems. Understanding how your system works, helps you understand why proper maintenance is so important. No business plans on having a fire, but having a properly working fire protection system can be the difference between minimal damage and extensive damage.
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