Category: Fire Safety Education

Fire safety education is an integral part of The Red Force’s goal to prepare and equip its customers. This is accomplished through code awareness, live fire training, fire lectures, blog articles, and providing access to additional resources through our website.

Home Heating Fires

Did you know that, according to the NFPA website, “Half (49%) of all home heating fires occur in December, January and February.” It is also good to note that “Heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire …

Fact or Myth? Static Electricity and a Gas Station.

Definitely fact. In a video taken from a security camera of a gas station, a young lady pulls up to a pump. She’s wearing a wool sweater and slides out of the car. She starts pumping gas, and gets back …

What do all these terms mean?

Have you ever wondered about the different types of fire? What about all these different classifications of fire extinguishers, what do they indicate? What should you be looking for in your monthly fire extinguisher inspection? Where can I find answers?

Christmas Fire Safety (Final)

The NIST provides so much valuable information and detailed research. To start December we have looked at Christmas tree fire safety. During our first post, we looked at the potential dangers of a live tree and how electrical safety limits …

Christmas Fire Safety (Part 2)

In yesterdays post, we discussed the potential dangers associated with live Christmas trees. While they are very beautiful, there can be a substantial risk involved with a live Christmas tree. If you took the time to watch the linked video, …

Christmas Fire Safety

Few people realize the hazard a Christmas tree can present if it is ignited. Christmas tree fires are common during the holiday season. Why? Have you ever had many strings of lights on your Christmas tree…and all of them plugged …

Turkey Fryer Videos

Yesterday, we spoke of the importance of turkey fryer safety. Here are two videos that highlight the importance of proper caution and use of turkey fryers.

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?

Did you know, it has been said that the day the fire department receives the most calls is Thanksgiving Day? 70% of all commercial fires take place in restaurants and commercial kitchens. Is it any less likely that the greatest …