Recent Blogs

#299 – How to Dispose of Fire Extinguishers in California and Replace Them

#299 – How to Dispose of Fire Extinguishers in California and Replace Them

Learn how the State Fire Marshal’s extinguisher program, waste laws, and fire codes impact how you dispose of (and replace) fire extinguishers in California.
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#298 – Protecting Artwork: Estate & Museum Fire Protection Systems

#298 – Protecting Artwork: Estate & Museum Fire Protection Systems

Protecting artwork from fire involves carefully choosing the right technology and implementing proper procedures. Learn about art and museum fire protection systems.
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#297 – Fire Sprinkler Pipe: How to Perform an Obstruction Investigation, Part 2

#297 – Fire Sprinkler Pipe: How to Perform an Obstruction Investigation, Part 2

Blocked fire sprinkler pipe puts lives and property in jeopardy. Learn how to conduct an obstruction investigation and flush blocked pipes.
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#296 – Fire Sprinkler Pipe: How to Perform an Obstruction Investigation, Part 1

#296 – Fire Sprinkler Pipe: How to Perform an Obstruction Investigation, Part 1

Learn how to spot the conditions that should trigger a detailed obstruction investigation of fire sprinkler pipe according to NFPA 25.
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#295 – Escape Room Fire Safety: Are Escape Rooms Safe?

#295 – Escape Room Fire Safety: Are Escape Rooms Safe?

After a tragic escape room fire, pending revisions to NFPA and ICC model codes aim to improve and standardize escape room fire safety.
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#294 – The Deadliest Fires in U.S. History: Lessons Learned from the Hartford Circus Fire

#294 – The Deadliest Fires in U.S. History: Lessons Learned from the Hartford Circus Fire

Learn what caused the “the worst avoidable disaster in Capital City history” and how the tragedy made outdoor amusement venues safer today.
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#293 – Daycare Fire Codes Protect Our Most Valuable Resource

#293 – Daycare Fire Codes Protect Our Most Valuable Resource

Learn the daycare fire codes from the National Fire Protection Association and the International Code Council that classify and protect these facilities.
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#292 – You (Probably) Don’t Have a 3” FDC: Sizing FDC Fire Equipment, Caps, & Plugs

#292 – You (Probably) Don’t Have a 3” FDC: Sizing FDC Fire Equipment, Caps, & Plugs

Countless consumers order the wrong fire department connection caps and plugs. Choose the right size and thread for your FDC fire equipment with this guide.
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#291 – How the California Fire Code of 2019 May Affect Your Grilling Plans in 2020

#291 – How the California Fire Code of 2019 May Affect Your Grilling Plans in 2020

The 2019 California Fire Code will restrict the use of BBQ grills in apartments & other residential buildings in 2020. Learn about the rules & options here.
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#290 – What Is a Fire Marshal? And Exactly What Is an AHJ?

#290 – What Is a Fire Marshal? And Exactly What Is an AHJ?

Are fire marshals and AHJs always the same? QRFS examines the roles of AHJs and fire marshals in fire protection code enforcement and safety, explaining their duties and powers.
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