The Importance of Fire Alarm Systems and Maintenance for Hotels

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Every year fire departments in the United States respond to approximately 3,520 structure fires in motels and hotels. While they make up a small percent of overall structure fires in the nation, that’s still a significant number and costs millions of dollars in property damage. So, hotel and motel fire alarms and maintenance are critical because of the large numbers of people staying on these properties.

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The Dangers of False Alarms in Office Buildings

The alarm law defines a false alarm as any alarm signal that elicits emergency response and where there is no evidence of an actual emergency. While it seems like a small annoyance, false or nuisance alarms have a huge impact on both how we respond to alarms and how it burdens emergency services.

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The Fire Alarm Has Sounded – Now What?

Each year, fire kills about 3,000 people a year in the United States. Forty percent of those deaths occurred in homes without working fire alarm systems.This startling fact highlights how these two things can be vital in saving your life in an emergency.

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