Many people use portable heaters, wood stoves and fireplaces to heat their homes in the winter, but misuse of these can be dangerous. Heating equipment is a leading cause of death from house fires and fires from portable heaters are much more likely to be fatal. Here are some important home heating safety tips to […]
Different classification of fires and fire extinguishers. All fires are not the same. They are divided into classes, with each class requiring a different method to extinguish and different fire extinguishers. The use of an incorrect method can actually exacerbate the situation. Let’s discuss the different classification of fires and fire extinguishers. Classes of fires […]
Metro Fire will design, install and periodically inspect your kitchen fire suppression system to ensure the highest level of fire protection.
Depending on the seasonal conditions, wildfires can be a common and very real threat to San Diego homes. It can take an instant to lose everything you own. During the fire season, when the forestry and brush is exceptionally dry, it is very common for the San Diego area to be a hot spot for […]
With the right safety features that are driven by building codes, OSHA along with fire safety guidelines and codes aids in an evacuation which can save lives. By having a clear and concise “EXIT” sign placed over every door which leads out of a building enhances the ability to get people directed toward an emergency […]
The right emergency lighting saves lives. Very few people will dispute the need for such lighting in the event of a fire or severe power outage, but not everyone fully understands everything they need to keep their building compliant. Fortunately, the rules are fairly straightforward and designed to be as helpful as possible. Nobody likes […]
For fire prevention, home and building owners should practice fire safety. They should also be equipped with quality fire and safety equipment, which is available from a reputable company like Metro Fire & Safety. This caters to homes in San Diego and Orange Country. They offer a range of products and services, for fire extinguishers, sprinkler system, kitchen fire system and alarm system. They also provide fire safety training, as well.