OSHA requires all employers to provide portable fire extinguishers for general use. Employers are further required to display fire extinguishers in an accessible place that employees can access without injuring themselves. One of the most common problems our technicians observe during the inspection process is that extinguishers are not properly placed or that access to […]
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (April 18, 2013) Legislation has been introduced by United States Senator Frank Lautenberg, Representatives Bill Pascrell and Peter King that will provide grants to schools to deliver fire safety education to students. The focus of S750 and HR 1609 is to encourage schools to provide education to students for their entire academic career, […]
Owner’s of apartment complexes and property managers need to keep the residents and units safe from the risk of fires. Since people live in close proximity in apartment complexes, a fire to one unit could have a significant impact on other units and put them and other residents at risk. It is extremely important […]
In 2011, there were 1,389,500 fires reported in the United States. These fires caused 3,005 deaths, 17,500 injuries, and $11.7 billion in property damage. In 2011 in the US: A fire department responded to a fire every 23 seconds. One structure fire was reported every 65 seconds. One home structure fire was reported every 85 […]
General Fire is currently promoting it’s commercial kitchen suppression services. Contact General Fire and reference KITCH13 to receive a 10% discount on all installation or services on a kitchen fire system for one year. Schedule the work to be completed prior to July 31, 2013 and receive an additional 5% discount on the work performed […]
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We are excited to announce our new website, check out our updated services and stay current with our company news on our Blog and facebook page: www.facebook.com/general.fire.equipment General Fire Equipment Company was founded in 1975 as a family owned and operated business to be a wholesale distributor of portable fire extinguishers and safety equipment. Since those […]