Fire sprinkler installations are becoming increasingly popular as more state and local governments adopt model codes (partially or in whole) as laws. This article highlights current trends & legislative activity.
The chemicals used can make a big difference in approaches to fire extinguisher clean-up The red canisters hanging throughout apartment complexes, schools, or workplaces may all look the same—but what's inside them can vary a great deal. A fire extinguisher's contents have a big impact not only on what fires it can fight but on how hard it'll be to...
Using the wrong extinguisher can make a fire significantly worse. QRFS explains what the numbers on a fire extinguisher mean—as well as the letters—and what they indicate about its suitability against certain types of fires. To read and understand extinguisher labels like a pro, read on.
The Americans with Disabilities Act helps wheelchair users and people with visual impairments safely navigate buildings and use life-saving devices. QRFS looks at ADA fire extinguisher height, pull station placement, and other rules designed to allow people with disabilities full access to these life-saving devices.
They're some of the smallest items on a fire engine—but they help firefighters make the most of other equipment. Get a quick handle on today's fire hose fittings & adapters with this definitive guide from QRFS.