City Fire Blog

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

Tags: types of fire extinguishers, fire extinguisher, types of fires, water extinguishers, APW, dry chemical extinguishers, carbon dioxide extinguishers, dry chem, CO2, city fire

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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Fire Extinguisher FAQ

Tags: fire extinguisher, FAQ, recharge, refill, extinguisher, service, City Fire, how to use a fire extinguisher, when to use a fire extinguisher, fire extinguisher FAQ, fire extinguisher maintenance

Ever wonder how and when to use a fire extinguisher? Need to know what to do after you've used your's in order to maintain it? City Fire has got you covered with this Fire Extinguisher FAQ.

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IREM Conference & Expo 2014 in Atlantic City

Tags: IREM, IREM 2014, expo, conference, real estate, building owners, paul mcgrath, atlantic city, borgata hotel, new jersey

City Fire Equipment Company will be attending this year's IREM Tri-State Conference & Expo at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. Click the title above for more information!

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The Danger of CO2 and Carbonated Beverage Systems

Tags: CO, CO2, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, danger, new jersey division of fire safety, city fire, prevention, poisoning, carbonated beverages

Shortly after we addressed the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, City Fire became aware of a recent alert made by the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety. It has been reported that carbonated beverage systems can create dangerous levels of carbon dioxide in the air. Find out how to protect your home!

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How to Prevent Pipe and Sprinkler Bursts

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

Earlier this month, the tri-state area experienced an Arctic blast from the north, resulting in below zero temperatures and wind chills. A major result of this temperature drop was frozen and busting water pipes across the region for home and business owners. Here are some tips on how to protect your pipes in these chilly times!

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Carbon Monoxide Poisioning: Everything You Need to Know

Tags: carbon monoxide, carbon monoxide poisoning, CO, CO poisoning, carbon monoxide detector, The Store at City Fire, safety, CO exposure, alarm

What exactly is carbon monoxide and how is it produced? How can you protect yourself from this colorless, odorless and poisonous gas? What are symptoms of exposure and what should you do if the CO detector in your home goes off? All these answers and more in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Everything You Need to Know!

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Fire Facts Seminar #21 Highlights

Tags: fire facts, fire facts seminar, seminar, fire education, fire prevention, fire protection, Bob Davidson, Sean DeCrane, Seton Hall University, New Jersey, Princeton University, Jeff Markey, Rich Silva, NJFPPA, firefighter safety, firefighter, building codes, south orange, fire chief

Watch this video for highlights of our trip to educate at Seton Hall and Princeton University with Sean DeCrane and Bob Davidson! This year's topic was "Firefighter Safety and the Codes: A Necessary Partnership."

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City Fire's 2013 Holiday Party Highlights

Tags: city fire, holiday party, 2013 holiday, christmas party, employees, the villa, mountain lakes, new jersey

Watch the highlights from City Fire's 2013 Holiday Party held at The Villa in Mountain Lakes, NJ! We hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday season.

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