Security and Fire Watch for Power Outages

Security and Fire Watch for Power Outages

Over the past week, communities across the country have been affected by extreme weather conditions, and hundreds of thousands remain without power at the time of this article’s writing. Power outages present unique security challenges. Built-in safety systems can be rendered inoperable, and additional security or fire watch personnel may be needed on-site to compensate.…

Fire Watch Essentials for Wildfire Awareness Month

Fire Watch Essentials for Wildfire Awareness Month

May is Wildfire Awareness Month – an initiative embraced by many governments, nonprofits, and industry organizations to improve public awareness of wildfires, and fire safety more generally. Climate change has increased the frequency and severity of wildfires in the United States, costing both the federal government and individual citizens billions of dollars in assets lost…

Does Your Condo Have Fire Watch?

Does Your Condo Have Fire Watch?

Fire watch is an essential component of any building’s risk management strategy. When a facility’s fire detection and suppression system suffers outages or malfunctions, fire marshals can order an evacuation. Facility owners and managers often face complex liability issues when fire safety systems are inoperative for more than 24 hours.   Even something seemingly unrelated…

Emergency Fire-Watch Services: What You Need To Know

Emergency Fire-Watch Services: What You Need To Know

Ensuring Safety and Preparedness One of the most important precautions for building owners, commercial properties, industrial sites, apartment complexes, restaurants, shopping malls, and more is to have fire watch patrol ready and prepared when there is a potential for hot work in the building, or if a fire panel or system is malfunctioning, broken, or…