Staying Warm, Staying Safe: Winter Fire Safety Tips

Another year, another long winter! Did you know that half of all home heating fires occur during the months of December, January, and February? While it is important to stay warm during the frigid polar vortex, it is also crucial … Continue reading

USA Fire becomes 1st Accredited Residential Fire Sprinkler Contractor

In a July 1st 2013 press release by the prestigious Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE), United States Alliance Fire Protection was recognized as the very first accredited residential fire sprinkler contractor. The official, nationwide launch of the program will … Continue reading

The High Rise Fire Sprinkler Retrofit Debate Continues In Chicago

The Chicago Tribune reported an update today essentially reminding us that the status quo thrives; the forces of life safety battle on against the forces of accountancy. Does the sprinkler retrofit debate ultimately boil down to an actuarial end-game of … Continue reading

Chicago High Rise Life Safety

The nonprofit Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) has constructed a new website devoted to the benefits of retrofitting fire sprinklers into residential high rise buildings. While the site does specifically focus on Chicago, the consumer-oriented information presented significantly … Continue reading