City Fire Blog

City Fire’s Laura Bretzger appointed as the Rotary Club of Union's 75th President.

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The Rotary Club of Union held its annual installation banquet at Suburban Golf Club in Union on the evening of Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016. The banquet marked the end of the 2015/2016 Rotary year and kicked off the 2016/2017 Rotary year.

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Is Your Kegerator READY for the Big Party? Don’t Forget to REFILL the CO2 Tank!

Tags: CO2 tanks,CO2 Refills,kegerators,Kegerator Refills,Football,Home Brewing,Super Bowl,North Jersey CO2 Refills,Hydro testing,The Store at City Fire,co2 recharge,CO2,5lb co2 tanks

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner! Now is the time to get your home kegerator system ready for the big game. Don’t forget to check that your CO2 tanks are full and ready to go. It will be a real party downer if your CO2 tank ran out during the first quarter of the biggest football game of the year! Don’t let that be you, so prepare in advance! If you are looking for a place to refill your CO2 tanks in North Jersey, then stop by our retail location- The Store at City Fire, located in East Hanover, NJ.

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City Fire's 2014 Person of the Year Awarded Announced

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City Fire's President, Paul McGrath announced Walt Rheinheimer as the 2014 Person of the Year Award Winner at the annual holiday party.

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How to Prevent Pipes & Fire Sprinklers from Bursting during the Winter Freeze

Tags: pipes,frozen pipes,pipe burst,sprinkler pipes,plumbing pipes,winter,cold,City Fire,repair,prepare,prevent,protect,tips,frozen fire sprinklers

How to Prevent Pipes & Fire Sprinklers from Bursting during the Winter Freeze. If you have not already done so and your home or business is utilizing a sprinkler system, now is the time to prepare in hopes of preventing a pipe freeze this winter!

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Fire Facts Seminar #22 Presenter- Russell Leavitt

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On January 8th & 9th, 2015, City Fire Equipment Company will be offering a free seminar- Fire Facts Seminar #22 for fire officials, inspectors, sub-code officials and officers to discuss important changes in building codes and how this pertains to firefighter safety. Russell Leavitt will be this year’s Fire Facts Seminar presenter. The seminar topic will be NFPA 25 Water-Based Fire Protection Systems: Inspection, Testing & Maintenance. Attendees will be eligible for 0.5 Technical CEU’s from the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety.

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Day Care Fire and Evacuation Drill Procedures

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According to the New Jersey Edition of the International Fire Code 2006, Group E and Group I day care centers are required to hold monthly fire and evacuation drills. Click here to determine if your day care is classified as Group E or Group I and to learn the requirements of each evacuation drill, including record keeping details.

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Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs): Frequently Asked Questions

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In 2014, City Fire Equipment Company began offering Cardiac Science brand defibrillators to meet our customers' Automatic External Defibrillator needs, as well as annual service and maintenance on all other brands. Need more information? Check out the answers to some of our most frequently asked AED questions!

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Google's Nest Fire Alarms Pulled for Safety Concerns

Tags: nest, fire alarm, smoke detector, carbon monoxide, nest protect, google, nest wave, recall

Yesterday, April 3, 2014, Nest, the company that Google bought this year for $3.2 billion, released a statement warning users of their smart-fire-alarm that the unit could be unintentionally deactivated.

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Antifreeze in Fire Sprinklers: What You Need to Know

Tags: antifreeze, fire sprinklers, propylene glycol, glycerin, sprinkler systems, NFPA, safety, precautions, Paul McGrath, Letter from the President

President of City Fire, Paul McGrath, shares some very useful information regarding antifreeze in fire sprinklers in this "Letter from the President", as seen in our monthly newsletter The City Fire Wire.

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Types of Fire Extinguishers

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Looking into purchasing a fire extinguisher? Before doing so, you may want to read up on the different classes of fires to determine which type of fire extinguisher will best suit your needs. Click here for all that information and more!

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