Prevention / Preparation

Fire Prevention Tips:

  • Handle cigarettes and cigars responsibly.  Make sure they are fully extinguished before disposal.
  • Unplug electrical appliances such as coffee pots when not in use and at the close of business each day.
  • Turn off power to office equipment such as computers and calculators at the close of business each day.
  • Adhesives, cleaning fluids, and any other possible flammable liquids must be stored properly.
  • Eliminate extension cords where possible.
  • Adequately meet any ventilation requirements of specialized office equipment.
  • Where applicable, keep electrical closets within your suite locked.
  • Do not use space heaters or other portable electrical heating and cooling devices.