Fire Protection Blog

December 6, 2019

When are Fire Suppression Systems Required?

Fire suppression systems are crucial to preventing a fire from getting out of control and causing costly damage to your building. More importantly, a fire suppression system can prevent injury or even death of residents or employees by giving them precious time to leave the building after a fire has been detected. Fire suppression systems consist of several fire protection components including detectors, alarms, and suppression agents. Fire suppression systems are required when fire sprinkler systems are not appropriate. Fire […]
November 20, 2019
Fire Sprinkler System-Detection

Attention to Prevention: Fire Protection Services for Nursing Homes

When nursing home fires occur, there is often a higher casualty rate than fire emergencies in other facilities or homes. Marco Protection Systems, LLC wants to bring attention to fire protection services for nursing homes. What are the Common Causes of Nursing Home Fires? The first step to fire prevention is awareness. Develop your plan with a qualified fire and safety expert. Educate your staff on the risks throughout your facility and the precautions they can take to stay safe. […]
October 30, 2019

Avoid 911 with the 411 on restaurant fire suppression systems

When you think of October, several things come to mind; it’s a change of weather, falling leaves, Halloween and Breast Cancer Awareness month. Lesser known, but equally vital, is Fire Prevention Month. For this month, we are going to take a deep dive on fire protection in places visited by most people on a regular basis: restaurants.    Why are fire suppression systems used in restaurants?  Restaurants use fire suppression systems instead of fire sprinkler systems for a few reasons. Fire […]
October 9, 2019

OSHA Fire Safety for Commercial Buildings

Commercial buildings must abide by a set of fire safety regulations stipulated by OSHA. These regulations are set in place to protect the safety of residents, customers, the general public, and of course any fire officers. When picking a commercial fire alarm system or setting up a commercial fire safety equipment installation, it’s important to keep these OSHA regulations in mind. Installation and Maintenance of a Commercial Fire Alarm System OSHA has developed a set a regulations regarding the function […]