Smoke alarms are a lot more important than you might think. If they weren’t, why would commercial fire protection services laboriously ensure that every floor of their clients’ properties, be they hotels, motels, or offices, are covered with smoke alarms? Here’s what you should know.
Three Out of Five Fatalities. - Believe it or not, 60% of home fire deaths occur in places where there aren’t working smoke alarms, according to the National Fire Protection Association. In other words, three out of five people who die in fires pass away in places that don’t have functioning smoke alarms, which, if they did, could have possibly saved their lives.
Cut Risk in Half. -
Summer time means traveling and traveling usually means staying at hotels and motels along the way. While you may be vigilant about insuring your safety when you are at home, do you spend the same amount of care when choosing your hotel? Many Americans just trust that all hotels have commercial fire prevention, but each year there are about 3,900 hotel and motel fires that are responsible for about $76 million in damages as well as causing over 150 injuries. Here are some tips to ensure the safety of you and your family while you are traveling.
Make Sure Your Room has a Sprinkler System and Smoke Detectors
A sprinkler system can be the best line of defense when a fire happens. About 50% of fires at hotel and motels are actually in enclosed spaces. While, the smok