Fire suppression

NFPA and HFSC Team Up to Advance Home Fire Sprinkler Awareness

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:25pm

Our homes are filled with synthetic furnishings that burn hotter and faster than natural materials and they produce toxic smoke.

Key Points: 
  • Our homes are filled with synthetic furnishings that burn hotter and faster than natural materials and they produce toxic smoke.
  • We know that new homes can easily and inexpensively be protected with sprinkler technology that\'s been proven over more than a century.
  • In 1996 HFSC was founded to provide a singular focus on home fire sprinkler education.
  • HFSC is a purely educational, nonprofit organization and the leading resource for independent, noncommercial information about home fire sprinklers.

1 in 4 Americans Say They Don't Have a Fire Extinguisher at Home

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 5:06pm

In fact, 57% of Americans confessed to leaving heat-producing appliances plugged or turned on when they\'re not in use, inadvertently increasing their risk of electrical fires.\n28% of Americans have experienced an electrical fire.

Key Points: 
  • In fact, 57% of Americans confessed to leaving heat-producing appliances plugged or turned on when they\'re not in use, inadvertently increasing their risk of electrical fires.\n28% of Americans have experienced an electrical fire.
  • 60% of Americans have never done a fire drill in their current home, and 1 in 4 say they don\'t have a fire extinguisher.\nThe majority of Americans aren\'t following expert guidelines for preventing electrical fires.
  • Approximately 50% of Americans aren\'t sure if they have enough home or renters insurance to cover a fire.
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Global Fire Extinguisher Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:30pm

b'DUBLIN, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Fire Extinguisher Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global fire extinguisher market reached a value of US$ 4.9 Billion in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • b'DUBLIN, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Fire Extinguisher Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global fire extinguisher market reached a value of US$ 4.9 Billion in 2020.
  • A fire extinguisher is a portable safety device, which is widely utilized for extinguishing small fires during emergencies and minimizing the potential destruction before the arrival of firefighters.
  • It comprises a cylinder that has an extinguishing agent, a nozzle, a handle and a pressure gauge.
  • Apart from this, the leading players in the industry are introducing eco-friendly, gas- or powder-based fire extinguishers that do not release toxic gases.

Global Fire Sprinklers Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:49pm

b'The "Fire Sprinklers Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global fire sprinklers market reached a value of US$ 10.7 Billion in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Fire Sprinklers Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global fire sprinklers market reached a value of US$ 10.7 Billion in 2020.
  • It gets activated once the sprinkler head reaches the activation temperature in case of a fire breakout and sprays high-pressure water over the flames to extinguish them.
  • Similarly, the NFPA "Building Construction and Safety Code" in the US includes a requirement for home fire sprinklers in one- and two-family dwellings.
  • Some of the other key factor driving the market include growth in the construction and real estate sector, technological advancements, environmental benefits, etc.\n'

Outlook on the Fire Extinguisher Global Market to 2026 - by Product, Extinguishing Agent, Fire, Application and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 1:18pm

b'The "Fire Extinguisher Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global fire extinguisher market reached a value of US$ 4.9 Billion in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Fire Extinguisher Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global fire extinguisher market reached a value of US$ 4.9 Billion in 2020.
  • Looking forward, the publisher expects the global fire extinguisher market to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years.\nA fire extinguisher is a portable safety device, which is widely utilized for extinguishing small fires during emergencies and minimizing the potential destruction before the arrival of firefighters.
  • It comprises a cylinder that has an extinguishing agent, a nozzle, a handle and a pressure gauge.
  • Various companies are also investing in merger and acquisitions (M&A) to expand their consumer-base and broaden their market operations around the world.\n'

The First Responders Plus Foundation, Inc. ("FR+") Announces Start-up; To Donate Life-Saving Fire Suppression Equipment; $2.5M Initial Matching Donation and Announces Strategic Partnership with Fireaway, Inc.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 9:30pm

These tools will help protect people, pets and property.

Key Points: 
  • These tools will help protect people, pets and property.
  • As we begin what will be an incredible journey, we feel humbled and blessed to be allowed to work with so many great people - heroes really - helping and supporting other heroes.
  • "\nCEO Lance Harry, P.E., of FR+\'s strategic partner, Fireaway, Inc. of Minnetonka, Minnesota stated, "Our devices are self-contained, aerosol generators that produce an ultra-fine extinguishing agent.
  • Unlike a fire extinguisher, they do not require anyone to fight a fire.After some training - for proper use and deployment - First Responders learn to simply THROW AND GO!

UL Warns of Unauthorized Reference to UL Certification on Fire Extinguishers (Release 21PN-13)

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 5:19pm

b'NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the fire extinguishers identified below bear an unauthorized reference to UL certification These fire extinguishers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if the fire extinguishers comply with any safety requirements.\nAlthough the fire extinguishers bear reference to the "Kidde-Fenwal, Inc." name, these fire extinguishers were not manufactured by Kidde-Fenwal, Inc., and are not otherwise affiliated with Kidde-Fenwal, Inc.\nRemedy: UL recommends that you stop using this product.\nThese fire extinguishers bear the following markings on the front label:\n'

Key Points: 
  • b'NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the fire extinguishers identified below bear an unauthorized reference to UL certification These fire extinguishers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if the fire extinguishers comply with any safety requirements.\nAlthough the fire extinguishers bear reference to the "Kidde-Fenwal, Inc." name, these fire extinguishers were not manufactured by Kidde-Fenwal, Inc., and are not otherwise affiliated with Kidde-Fenwal, Inc.\nRemedy: UL recommends that you stop using this product.\nThese fire extinguishers bear the following markings on the front label:\n'

UPDATE 6 - Notice Regarding the Semiconductor Manufacturing Factory (Naka Factory) Fire

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 5:25pm

As of April 17, 2021, our production capacity is just under 10% in comparison to the production capacity before the occurrence of the fire.

Key Points: 
  • As of April 17, 2021, our production capacity is just under 10% in comparison to the production capacity before the occurrence of the fire.
  • 1 unit is expected to be procured within May, and we are currently coordinating the delivery date of 1 unit.
  • 3 units were damaged by the fire, including the unit which started the fire, and 4 units remain that were not impacted.
  • In June, we will link the sensors to introduce a mechanism in which CO2 extinguishing materials will automatically be released.

Perimeter Solutions Partners with 10 Tanker Air Carrier to Fight Mexico Wildfires

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 4:06pm

b'CLAYTON,Mo., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Perimeter Solutions partnered with 10 Tanker Air Carrier, a world leader in aerial firefighting, to set up operations in Laredo, Texas to provide support to agencies in Mexico that work to extinguish and prevent the spread of active wildfires.

Key Points: 
  • b'CLAYTON,Mo., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Perimeter Solutions partnered with 10 Tanker Air Carrier, a world leader in aerial firefighting, to set up operations in Laredo, Texas to provide support to agencies in Mexico that work to extinguish and prevent the spread of active wildfires.
  • Through this partnership, 10 Tanker provided a DC-10 aircraft for a base in Laredo, and Perimeter Solutions equipped their plane with its PHOS-CHEK long-term fire retardant (LTR).
  • Perimeter Solutions set up a mobile unit on Sunday, March 28 and with 10 Tanker, they were in Coahuila to start the LTR drop.
  • Perimeter Solutions produces major brands known throughout the world like PHOS-CHEK and FIRE-TROL retardant, foam and gel products; AUXQUIMIA and SOLBERG foam products; and BIOGEMA extinguishing agents and retardants.

Irrigreen Launches Robot Sprinklers To Save Us From Drought

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:18pm

If widely deployed, Irrigreen has created a new way to save an estimated 17 trillion gallons of water.

Key Points: 
  • If widely deployed, Irrigreen has created a new way to save an estimated 17 trillion gallons of water.
  • Celebrity VC, Tim Draper backer of Skype, Tesla, SpaceX, and Hotmail selected Irrigreen as a semi-finalist for the "Meet the Drapers" TV show, remarking on the show "Irrigreen was fantastic.
  • Irrigreen uses software-controlled precision sprinkler heads that print water uniformly to the exact shape of landscape, reducing unnecessary water usage.
  • Learn more at Irrigreen Smart Sprinklers