Tag Archives: apartment fire safety

Harrowing Fire Escape for Hemet Family

A family had to jump from their second story back window apartment last Monday, December 3rd. Thankfully,  neighbors helped as black smoke came rolling out the window.  Help your residents by sharing the Orange County Fire Authority’s Home Escape Plans.

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Juveniles and Fire

A couple of weeks ago, Orange County Fire Authority responded to a wildfire in San Clemente.  The fire was intentionally set behind apartments frequented by juveniles.  A child on summer break used a lighter to start twigs and vegetation on fire.  Thankfully it was a slow moving fire and it was contained to small area.  If wind […]

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Grilling safely on the patio…

With the fantastic weather we have in Southern California (especially lately with the heat), we are able to grill year round.  In apartments, the rules of outdoor grilling are different as the negative effect of a fire is a consequence to more than one household. Pictured here are some legal alternatives that I found in a Brookstone catalogue.  “Electric Char-Broil […]

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Cooking Cardboard?

I have noticed recently an influx of “For Rent” signs on the street where I live.  I even saw a reputable moving truck company across the street this morning as I left for work.  We all know that summer is a busy time for moving.  While your focus is to fill vacant units, sign leases, […]

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Your Residents Do Not Live Alone

As you are aware, each resident is unique and one of a kind.  Have you  thought about those residents who may be at higher risk for fire or injury?  If you have thought about it, now it is time to act upon it. Teach your residents to be fire safe.  Explain to them that their risk […]

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